Women on the Web | Issues and Improvements

“You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” Brigham Young

Today, we will learn about the mighty woman and how she uses the internet, also how safe is the internet for her usage.

Do we think that women are unsafe?

I thought that this question can be answered by our audience in the best way so, I conducted a poll related to this and here is what I have learned from it:

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Gain your freedom of speech on the Web |World Press Freedom Day

 ” If it’s not open; it’s not safe! “

Today is celebrated worldwide as World Press Freedom Day which aims in developing a world where the journalism has full Freedom to report any crime in this world. And when we are talking about Freedom, we can’t ignore the Web, even the people living in countries that don’t give freedom of speech as a human right use the Web as a powerful tool to express their inner thoughts. We have already done an article on how you can express your thoughts with full anonymity and today we will work on the empowerment of free speech. BANNER WPFD(English)Above, is the official poster of the freedom day published by the UNESCO, who leads the worldwide celebration by identifying the global thematic and organizing the main event in various parts of the globe.

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Fake Accounts| Get aware!

Today, we will learn about this simple topic: Fake Accounts. We will learn what they are, should we worry about them, and how can we detect and be safe from them.

What is a Fake Account?

Coming to the definition, it is a social-networking account that someone creates using someone else’s name and information. This could be a celebrity’s duplicate account or something just created to irritate someone. The one-word definition can be “a virtual con artist”.

How common are they?

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How we literally kill others on the Internet!

“By judging others we blind ourselves to our own evil and to the grace which others are just as entitled to as we are.”

I never met her in real life, we just talked on web.
But I am sure that she was a really beautiful soul and a huge fandom of social networking.
She loved sharing what was on her mind with the world but, unfortunately, the world didn’t love her like she loved the world.
She got disgrace, haterade & jealousy in return of her feelings. And as a last option she chooses to quit this judging world, that cares more about their views than a person’s feelings.

We don’t think that our words affect. (It was just a small comment, we think.)
But in real, they do! And due to this; due to us, many beautiful souls die and another gets up to have their place until someone again judges, what’s on their mind.

So, above was a work of fiction that describe the current situation of this so-called “Developed” world. We judge others by their actions, but ourselves by our intentions. Everyone who just scroll down; likes or support one of those negative comments become a part of it; part of the crime, that hurts a person’s mind. We also know it by an another name: CyberBullying. Yes! It’s a part of it and most the time it develops a base for the bullies to attack the victims. And according to some studies, Bullying victims are 2 to 9 times more likely to consider committing suicide.

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CyberBullying: Does Bullies also deserve a chance to improve? | We ask you!

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”

This quote was originally said by Mark Twain,  a great author from the United states who has written many great novels, including the best-selling, “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”. I am mentioning this quote here because today’s article is all based decision-making & self-reflection.

We have already talked a lot about CyberBullying & its effects on our society, so this week I conducted a poll asking people that, “Do you think that Bullies deserve a chance to improve?”. And here is the result of that poll:

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A war for Net Neutrality!

In India, the country’s telecommunications are planning to adopt a provision to regulates web costs according to the sites. This means that they will be able to charge users extra fees for services like YouTube, WhatsApp and Skype on the top of Internet fees. And as the net neutrality says: Internet should be treated with proper equality and no one should make us pay extra than the normal data charges.  You can easily submit a response to the TRAI (at advqos@trai.gov.in) before the deadline on 24 April 2015, as their final decision will be based on the users choice. And this work can be done in a better way using this site- www.savetheinternet.in

 People are also using the #IndiaWantsNetNeutrality or #SaveTheInternet on the social media that tells us about their anger towards this statement.

So, it’s your decision to support any side, but we will be present here to save you from any kind of web threat in both type of Internets. Thank you for reading!