Keyboard warriors cyberbullying Instagram users: "why they won't leave us alone" / Nur Fasihah Fauzi ... [et al.]

Fauzi, Nur Fasihah and Zamri, Shahirah Nuraini and Arifin, Ain Syamira and Abdul Rahman, Nurul Nadiah Syazwani (2018) Keyboard warriors cyberbullying Instagram users: "why they won't leave us alone" / Nur Fasihah Fauzi ... [et al.]. [Student Project] (Unpublished)


Cybercrime also called computer crime, the use of a computer as an instrument to further illegal ends, such as committing fraud, trafficking in child pornography and intellectual property, stealing identities, or violating privacy. Cybercrime, especially through the Internet, has grown in importance as the computer has become central to commerce, entertainment, and government. Meanwhile, "cyberbullying" is when the people is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another users that using the Internet, interactive digital technologies or mobile phones. It has to have a minor on both sides, or at least have been instigated by a minor against another minor. Keyboard warrior is one who expresses his or her negative opinion through the text-based medium of the Internet. In other words, they sit behind a keyboard and bash people. Most of these people would never make these negative comments to anyone face to face, but feel completely comfortable making them with their laptop or smartphone in hand. Instagram is an online photo-sharing application and social network platform. Instagram allows users to edit and upload photos, short videos and add a caption to each of their posts through a mobile app. Each post by a user appears on their followers' Instagram feeds. A social media user is a person who uses a computer or network service. Users generally use a system or a software product without the technical expertise required to fully understand it. Usage of the major social media platforms varies by factors such as age, gender and educational attainment.


Item Type: Student Project
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Fauzi, Nur Fasihah
Zamri, Shahirah Nuraini
Arifin, Ain Syamira
Abdul Rahman, Nurul Nadiah Syazwani
Email / ID Num.
Mohd Ashraff, Ashmalia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics > Statistical data
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Aggressiveness. Aggression. Aggressive behavior. Violence
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Social values
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Groups and organizations > Social groups. Group dynamics > Social networks > Online social networks
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Negeri Sembilan > Rembau Campus
Programme: Diploma in Communication and Media
Keywords: Cybercrime, cyberbullying, keyboard warrior, Instagram, social media user
Date: 2018
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