Digital Ethics in Social Media
At the heart of every individual is a code of ethics, a code that must be used when making any decision. People develop a sense of ethics based on culture, faith, and ethnicity, which makes each unique. Using online information, and most social media, most cases of violation of ethical norms can be observed. Social media encompasses and covers a large scale of websites, but the link between all of these sites is the ability of users to interact. Although, not long ago it seemed just a trend that skeptics have claimed and insisted will not be successful, is now attracting more users than ever before as it grows by billions of dollars, evolving to the point where if you don't exist in online as a person, but especially as an organization, you can't succeed. All the actions a social user makes make him/her vulnerable, and that is why during time ethical standards were set clear to protect users’ rights and privacy.
The changes in the Internet over the last two decades have led to major changes in people's lives. Thus, online activity has become a Wild West, which has led to Cyber Ethics - a philosophical study of ethics on the Internet. In-depth information from online users can lead to the avoidance of fake news as well as the avoidance of certain risks.
Through this paper, we highlight that many principles of ethics are violated, mostly knowingly. Many social media players violate these principles to obtain various financial benefits, manipulate, and misinform. With each passing day, we notice more and more illegal information about economic, political, and social events.
A correct information process and appropriate and up-to-date legislation can lead to respect for both human rights and ethical values.
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