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AWARENESS OF DIGITAL ABUSE AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS

Rethi, M.

Librarian, St. Justin’s College of Education, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Abstract


Digital abuse refers to a range of harmful, interpersonal behaviours experienced via the internet, as well as via mobile phone and other electronic communication devices. While considerable attention has been given to various cyber crimes, such as hacking, identity theft, and online fraud, less focus has been given to the issue of technology-facilitated abuse between current and former intimate partners (digital abuse). The term digital abuse refers to repeated abuse committed by one person (the abuser) against a current or former intimate partner through the use of digital technology. It includes a range of controlling and coercive behaviours, such as threatening phone calls, cyber-stalking, location tracking via smartphones, harassment on social media sites, and the dissemination of intimate images of partners without consent Whereas much existing research has focused on the awareness of Digital abuse among college students

Keywords


digital abuse, hate speech, threatening

 

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Rethi, M. (2021). Awareness of Digital Abuse among College Students. John Foundation Journal of EduSpark, 3(3), 29-35.

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