In the world today, social media is used as a platform to communicate with people no matter how far you are from each other. Through the various social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and blogging sites, people are able to express freely whatever they have in mind and other people are also able to interact with them. By posting information, people can be able to create a pool of people who can discuss with each other whatever topic they want to talk about. Social media is a great way to explore a lot of things that you are not able to see in real life.
Through technology, it is possible to see an almost real- life scenery. People also use social media to entertain and to be entertained. By following entertainment sites that posts entertaining articles, funny videos, Hollywood stories, fashion articles, sports, games, and a whole lot more kinds of entertainment, people will get to see what can make them happy without having to force themselves to interact with people in real life if they do not want to.
Social media is a great help especially for people who find it hard to interact with people in real life because it provides them an area in which they can express themselves what they are not able to express in a daily face to face conversation. Also, it lets them share whatever they want to share that might be a little off when it is shared in a physical situation. However advantageous social media is, it can also be an avenue of harm.
In this platform since people are free to do whatever they want to express, people can intentionally or unintentionally hurt other peoples feelings through the posts they make. Some posts can be offensive to an individual or race and in the millions of people using this, in one way or another; it may have caused serious harm to people without the one who posted such knowing that he or she may have hurt other people. What is worse is that people intentionally hurt people. This is a cause of cyberbullying. People are not afraid to post things because they can be anonymous or they can just simply hide under a different username without revealing their true identity.
However, there is a remedy to alleviate this cyberbullying issues. Through natural language processing Facebook can be explored to help alleviate cyber bullying. There are specific computer processing languages that can be able to trace data that can do bully detection in social media. There are complex algorithms and text classifiers that are able to determine bullying episodes. By natural language processing Facebook can be an avenue to track bullying responses and cases so that cyberbullying may be prevented.
It is an important and serious matter that should be treated because it attacks a reputation of a person and people all over social media can see it much to the dismay of the victim. Bully detection in social media can be one way to help people who are harassed by online users, and also, it can detect bullies in real life through the status, photo, or tweets that people post. By using this kind of technology, we can prevent bullying not only online, but also in real life.
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Through natural language processing Facebook can be explored to help alleviate cyber bullying. There are specific computer processing languages that can be able to trace data that can do bully detection social media .