The world we live in today puts a major emphasis and importance on the internet. Young people need to be aware that their tweets and other social media posts can be seen by people all throughout the world.
This story on HuffingtonPost is a good example of why young people need to be educated on the effects of the internet. A Mississippi high school student sent out a racist tweet during school hours. This student posted a highly explicit and inappropriate tweet about her feelings toward African Americans. The principle of the school said she will be punished. The reason that the school is able to get involved in a situation like this is because it happened during school hours. This is something that is happening today in schools all across America. Continue reading In School Racism