The emotion and psychological state of students are being played through social media. The latter acts as a platform whereby people can share their thinking and experiences. The fact that student has a growing and learning age, they tend to get so used to violence on social media that gradually their emotions died. Moreover, this bring a big psychological effect in their life whereby they cannot focus and concentrate on their studies and there is a reduction in their dynamic academic performances, so is their self esteem and hence leading to a dis stable mental state.
Puteri UMNO chief,Datuk Mas Ermieyati Samsudin feels that the generation in this 21st century should be responsible and cautious when accessing and sharing information on the social media sites.She feels that the current generation in which she address them as Generation-Y are being very open minded and fanatical when it comes to political and economical issues in the country.In addition,Mas Ermieyati also said that the particular group must have a clear view on the issues raised and not accept them blindly.She also insisted that Generation-Y is being less patriotic just because they were born after independence and do not understand the need of being careful with national issues on social media.
-Darshini Nagamuthu (B1400440)-
Nur Haili Nadia Mustapha Kamal,the deputy director of The Malaysia Communications and Multimedia Commision’s (MCMC) Development and Outreach Planning urges the public to stop using social media sites as their personal diaries.According to her,oversharing personal information is the main reason why social media users becoming victims of fraud.Therefore,public should think deeply before sharing their personal information on social media sites.
-Darshini Nagamuthu (B1400440)-
A fake Facebook page was created by the name “G.A.M.I.S [Official], which states that Gabungan Mahasiswa Islam Se-Malaysi (Gamis) is inviting students across the country to gather at the prime minister’s residence. Which the prime minister’s office denied through twitter explain that a poster of the purported event was fake. The Malaysian Insider confirmed this through a that the screenshot from Gamis’s official page, and the post, which has received 93 ‘likes’ at the time of writing.
Former information, communication and culture minister Tan Sri Rais Yatim has said Universities should keep watch over student usage of the Internet and social media, blaming rude online language for the decline in manners among Malaysian youths today. Last year Rais proposed that a local Facebook alternative be created to control seditious remarks online. However This suggestion, however, was dismissed by Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek has said the Internet should be monitored more stringently while investigation capabilities are improved.
These days, the internet has become the the number 1 source for students to look for information for their assignments compared to 20 or 30 years ago. This advantage however comes with a negative impact. Students tend to submit unoriginal work as their assignments. There is a list of sites that people share their work and researches, so it is not impossible to get that piece of work and handing it as their own assignments. By doing this, students are not only forsaking the purpose of assignments but it is also against the law. They can be charged for this act.
Author : Deevina Nadesar (B1400344)
There’s something worrying about our growing “selfie culture” that has taken the world by storm but along with it condemnation from the mostly religious authorities.The trend of taking selfies is causing addition and mental effects on youngsters. Some people are happy after sharing a selfie and getting few likes, while others expect as many likes as possible and become addicted to being liked.Conversely, if they feel they don’t get enough likes for their selfie as expected, they decide to post another, but still do not receive a good response. This could affect their thoughts. They can lose self-confidence and have a negative attitude toward themselves, such as feeling dissatisfied with themselves or their body.Paying too much attention to one’s shared selfies by continuing to check on who sees or comments on them in the hope of getting the most likes as possible is a sign that selfies are causing problems for them, including a possible lack of self-confidence leading to depression and extreme actions suchaas suicides.In Malaysia, the trend is growing especially, alarmingly withing teenagers(students) to the extent that they cant even fathom a life without profile pictures and follower counts.
Nasheela Naseer (B1301261)