Are you protected under the First Amendment?

There is no doubt that we all use social media to connect with friends and family around the world. This allows you to immediately post ideas comments and feedback in general to the website. But some people abuse of it. There are hundreds of people who commit suicide everyday because they have been bullied. Not just at school, but also cyber-bullied. Cyber bullying is the act of intimidating or threatening someone through the use of technology such as a cell phone or a tablet, to social media or blogs. Many may argue that we have a freedom of speech, and therefore can say or post anything we want to. But that is not one of the rights stated in the first amendment. The U.S. Constitution clearly states that we have the right to freedom of speech…up to a certain point. The same reason we cannot go into a movie theater yelling “fire!” is the same reason we cannot bully someone via cyber space. Do you agree? Why?

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