(PLO)- All studies have come to the conclusion that there is a positive relationship between deviant and violent behaviors, content, and violence on social media with deviant and violent acts in reality. Social life.
It can be said that the Ministry of Information and Communications has a comprehensive inspection of TikTok in Vietnam enter May is here to blocking information content degreeharmful, objectionable, untrue… causing negative impact on society, is absolutely necessary and urgent.
In the study of sociology of crime and criminology, researchers have had many works proving the relationship between content and images on media, including social media. society, for deviant and criminal acts in reality.
Most studies have come to the conclusion that there is a positive relationship between deviant and violent behaviors and content on social media with deviant and violent behaviors in real life. society.
Many advocates of social media argue that the media only reflect reality, so they are “innocent”. The fact is that deviant and violent behaviors existed before social networks, but only isolated in one group or area until they were “reflected” by social media naked and uncontrolled. it will be popularized, massified.
A study by Curiel (DH Oxford, UK) published in 2020 found that: 15.41 out of every 1,000 tweets are related to general crime; 6.5 involves violence and 4.0 involves murder. These researchersalsoCompare related contentrelated to crime, violence On the Twitter platform, there is a huge difference between deviant and criminal acts of the same type in reality. Specifically, violent crimes account for only 1.5% of the total number of crimes in fact, on Twitter, content related to this type of crime accounts for 42.2%; In fact, homicide only accounted for 0.1% of the total crime, while on Twitter, content related to this type of crime accounted for 28.3%.
Thus, the over-reflection of deviant and criminal acts on social media is one of the sources leading to deviant and criminal acts in reality.
The result is: Cevilviolent, misleading content willlead to theimitating, especially young people; often witnessing violent and deviant images will make viewers emotionally inert and DThe most worrisome thing is it transfers deviant and criminal knowledge and skills to children and adolescents.
Finally, offensive, deviant, criminal content on social media will make viewers think that they are legitimate acts because they are shown for everyone to see.
Therefore, it is imperative to quickly establish sanctions mechanisms for misleading content on social media platforms as soon as possible.
MSc LE MINH TIEN (Lecturer of Sociology at Open University, Ho Chi Minh City)