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Brittany Bostic, YES Research Assistant Social Media is a huge part of the lives of everyday Americans, and there is growing evidence to support the role that social media plays in youth violence, both directly and indirectly.
Very similar to the recent cyber bullying phenomenon, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube have become a platform for youth violence.
Fight Compilations are videos composed of fight snippets that everyday people record, usually on their cell phones. The images to the right are what you would typically see in a fight compilation video. Spectators surrounding a fight, often times recording it on their mobile devices.
Interestingly enough hundreds of thousands of people tune in to watch these clips, with some videos getting millions of hits. Continual exposure to violence like this can have adverse effects on youth. Meta-analyses of the unhealthy effects of media-violence have shown that youth who view media-violence on a regular basis are more likely to exhibit antisocial behavior, ranging from imitative violent behavior with toys to criminal violence, acceptance of violent behavior, increased feelings of hostility, and desensitization toward violent behavior.
This information is not applicable to all youth who view it, but imagine a young impressionable pre-teen that may think this behavior hostile fights is acceptable. Youth who oftentimes are continually exposed to violence in the media result to violence to solve their problems.
But whose job is it really? How do we stop social media from influencing violent behavior among youth? Social foundations of thought and action: A social cognitive theory. The influence of violent media on children and adolescents: Journal of Adolescent Health.The presence of idle and unemployed young people in the developing world, or so-called “youth bulge,” is emerging as a catalyst for internal violence.
Gangs have fragmented, and moved into new areas. Since the crackdown on cartels began, many important drug kingpins have been arrested, leaving gangs to fight among themselves and fragment. The neutrality of this article is disputed.
Relevant discussion may be found on the talk ashio-midori.com do not remove this message until conditions to do so are met. (May ) (Learn how and when to remove this template message). B. Fraudulent Suppression of the Decline in Accidental Child Gun Death.
To help promote their gun control agenda, health advocate sages have long harped on the emotionally charged issue of child death by gun accident. Multiple reasons dictate their failure to acknowledge the steep decline in such tragedies.
There is increasing evidence that early exposure to media violence is a contributing factor to the development of aggression. However, much of the past research on media violence has focused on short-term effects and reported significant relations only .
Speculation as to the causes of the recent mass shooting at a Batman movie screening in Colorado has reignited debates in the psychiatric community about media violence and its effects on human behavior.