To add to the fear that this provision could be hugely misused, several incidents in the recent past bear testimony to the same. Conclusion Social media is one of the best inventions of the last century. The right to freedom of expression is very broad, but it has limits and can be restricted. Retweets, liking, or even posting your own status can be as effective as screaming at the top of your lungs at a protest. In some cases, the misuse may be accidental.
The main aim of blocking is to prevent specific Internet content from reaching a final user, a common aim is blocking images of child abuse; however, this does not obliterate the images, nor remove them from the Internet. It is made very wide and can apply to all kinds of comments. My opinion is that censoring social media is a violation of our right to freedom of speech and expression. Freedom of expression is a complex right. However it backlash on the country, the press and everything else because anyone who did not know who he was certainly knew then. However, it can also make or break a person depending on how someone reacts.
Due to the fact that mobile social media runs on mobile devices, it differentiates from traditional social media as it incorporates new factors such as the current location of the user location-sensitivity or the time delay between sending and receiving messages time-sensitivity. Written comments can inspire healthy debate as you have time to compose yourself, whereas, people criticising you in person can be difficult, cause you to panic and cause you to be defensive. Toward e-professionalism: Thinking through the implications of navigating the digital world. Please select at least one newsletter. This paper revolves around the role of the social media interaction in the 21st century and the human rights of the individuals. This makes for a fake world of perfection. Arguably, it is just as, or even more effective, than a conference room.
We all have the privilege of freedom of expression and speech which is what social media is all about. Importance of freedom of speech and expression. It also elaborates on balancing freedom of expression with privacy, defamation and hate speech. Social norms, the glue that binds societies, are associated with the many specific situations in which people find themselves. The publication of negative speech has some positive and negative consequences. In others, it is purposeful and for the gain of the perpetrator. Apart from reporting the happenings, it also builds public opinion.
In May 2012, two Air India employees were arrested by the Mumbai Police for putting up on Facebook and Orkut content that was against a trade union leader and some politicians. Social media has also become a home to those people who post positive things about topics from body-positive Instagram campaigns to equal media representation groups on Tumblr. Essentially, social media has changed the way we are able to communicate and behave, not only in groups and society, but with each other. The user and often other users becomes incensed or outraged when his or her content is deleted. The definition of freedom of expression can be expanded to include the right to express opinions without serious backlash. I believe that you have a choice on your social media platform with regards to what you want to view and should not depend on someone else to do the censorship for you.
As per Article 19 2 of the Constitution of India, the legislature may enact laws to impose restrictions on the right to speech and expression on the following grounds: a Sovereignty and integrity of India b Security of the State c Friendly relations with foreign States d Public order e Decency or morality f Contempt of court g Defamation h Incitement to an offence Cyber Laws of India And Social MediaAlthough there is no specific legislation in India which deals with social media, there are several provisions in the existing so-called cyber laws which can be used to seek redress in case of violation of any rights in the cyber space, internet and social media. Together with Internet privacy, it is vital to our freedoms to communicate and associate, and to collectively determine how our societies should be run. It is the duty of the government to enforce the fundamental and the human rights without interfering with the freedom of the people to express themselves. And misinformation can be detrimental to online professionals as they try to separate the wheat from the chaff and understand a right so important to the foundation of the United States that the founding fathers made it the first amendment to the Constitution to better clarify what rights belong to its citizens. Till there is no form of near and current danger to the government or other people there should be no form of interference with the freedom rights of the people in general. This means that the story or a view of a shy individual can reach a larger audience than it might if they were stood up in front if you making this type of media particularly effective. Through showing that there is need for the protection of the electronic social interaction and to protect the free thoughts of the various members of the online society, regardless of their age, gender, religion or other such classification, this research highlights the importance of freedom of expression and protection of the human rights for the development of the opinions of the individuals and the protection of the post modern world.
Share image on Facebook Pin to Share This article was written by Sara F. There is so much more behind a string of text than just the literal meaning of the words. This article shall not prevent the imposition of lawful restrictions on the exercise of these rights by members of the armed forces, of the police or of the administration of the State. It is difficult, however, to choose which pieces of speech are worthy of protection from action and which can be used against someone in legal proceedings. Media has always been a significant pillar of the society. Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and to freedom of association with others, including the right to form and to join trade unions for the protection of his interests.
The authors propose a framework for the creation of ethical and professional social media content. The Bad To quote Uncle Ben from Spiderman: With great power, comes great responsibility. Everyone deserves to have confidence in themselves and their beliefs, and networking can help inspire and educate people in this. So it is hard to believe that something like social media that a majority of us use every day, could be the exception to the rule that we can say what we want to say without fear of backlash. For Example, the man behind the recent attacks in Norway used Twitter to send out his views on the world before he carried out the attacks.
Results: The updated American Society of Plastic Surgeons Code of Ethics provides adequate guidance for the professional use of social media in plastic surgery practice. In some respects, social media is seen as a key platform for freedom of expression: anyone with access to the internet can create an account, which allows them to express their own opinions on a daily basis, through tweets, status updates, and photographs. There is a growing need to determine the area of protection of individual integrity data protection in the social media without undermining the right to freedom of expression. Methods: The authors reviewed the updated American Society of Plastic Surgeons Code of Ethics, current professional organization codes of ethics and social media guidelines, recently published articles, and legal documents pertaining to social media use in medical practice. This means that the real world is getting close to the virtual world, as such intrusion is made in an attempt to snuff out the fundamental freedoms. This right shall include freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart information and ideas without interference by public authority and regardless of frontiers. What is therefore desirable is regulation of social media, not its censorship.
Now, people have the right to believe in what they want but when they express these more extreme views, or attack other people sexism, racism for example , that offense can be taken and problems begin. Everyone has a the right to say what they think and feel and so this is a good way for those less confident to make their stand. Keeping all this in mind, it is suggested that the Government should form a Committee including technical experts to look into all the possible facets of the use and misuse of social media and recommend a suitable manner in which it can be regulated without hindering the civil rights of citizens. The future of reputation: Gossip, rumor, and privacy on the Internet. Let us see if one outweighs the other. The truth is, the moral problems about freedom and expression in real life, can now be applied to the virtual world.