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Agresja na portalach społecznościowych w percepcji młodzieży w wieku 12–15 lat
Aggression on Social Networks in the Perception of Young People Aged 12–15

Author(s): Anita Sztajner
Subject(s): Psychology, Media studies, Criminology, ICT Information and Communications Technologies
Published by: Społeczna Akademia Nauk
Keywords: electronic aggression; cyberbullying; social networking sites; Internet network; Internet communication; Facebook; the scale of electronic aggression; anonymity on the Internet;

Summary/Abstract: The article raises issues related to the electronic aggression and cyberbullying. The main objective of the research was to determine the factors influencing the escalation of aggression in the Internet, gaining DQinformation on the perception of behaviors considered aggressive and determining the level of knowledge possessed by young people on the effects of aggressive behavior. The study used diagnostic survey method and survey technique. The study included a group of children aged 12 to 15 years old. Undoubtedly the subject is extremely important for contemporary people and functioning societies. It shows the dangerous scale of the phenomenon of aggression and violence, which uncontrolled in adolescence can turn into serious criminal behavior. Analysis of the results shows growing tendencies towards aggressive behavior on social networks, which are at the moment as important as the direct conversation of the form of contact between present-day youth. It also proves the problem with the perception of aggressive behavior by young Internet users and makes the low state of the current knowledge of the risks and consequences of unreasonable use of the Internet.

  • Issue Year: 8/2018
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 121-135
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: Polish