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Sending any personal information or explicit pictures over the internet is one of the worst decisions young people do to get attention. The results of these mistakes are often receiving blackmail for money or sex. A man in California attempted to blackmail a fourteen year old by saying he had inappropriate photos of her. He demanded for explicit pictures and videos of her while threatening to share a link on Facebook of her “photos.” The man finally pleaded guilty and is charged with thirty years in jail. (Crime Dog News, 2011, para.2) Hackers1A
Hackers have the ability to steal a person’s identity and take control of their private information. This is done by taking details posted on social networks to find passwords and other...