International Journal of Law
International Journal of Law
International Journal of Law
Vol. 8, Issue 3 (2022)

Cyber crimes and social media


Ravi

Cybercrime is a crime that involves a computer and network .The computer may have been used in the commission of a crime, or it may be the target. Cybercrime may harm someone security and financial health. Like, cybercrimes hacking, identity theft cyber stalking, steal photos form social media etc. An important of cybercrimes is its non-local character action can occur in jurisdiction separated by vast distances This poses severe problems for law enforcement since previously local or even national crime now require international cooperation. The term cybercrime may be judicially interpreted in some judgments passed by courts in India It is not defined in any act or statute passed by the India Legislature. Cybercrime is an uncontrollable evil having its base in the misuse of growing dependence on computers in modern life .Usage of computer and other allied technology in daily life is growing rapidly and has become an urge which facilitates user convenience.It is a medium which is infinite and immeasurable. Social media is a weapon that is capable of construction as well as destruction. The real power of the prevailing social media platforms becomes evident by witnessing the influence created by these platforms on a large scale. It plays a significant role in everyday life.The rising popularity due to its ability to make people attached with kith and kin have paved the way for the world to share photos, feelings, videos, which bears a high-security concern.
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Ravi. Cyber crimes and social media. International Journal of Law, Volume 8, Issue 3, 2022, Pages 150-153
International Journal of Law