above 18 years. Anyone is said to violate ethics if he or she opens an account below 18 years. Hence, it is important for users to ensure that they do not violate rules. Similar to printed information, digital information also have copyright (Blavert, 2010). It is therefore important for the user not to violate copyright laws on accessing digital information. Besides, there are also laws for new media technology that restrict the transmission and publication of certain information on the internet. It is the responsibility of the end user to adhere to the legal regulations in order to make the best use of new media technology.
New media technology has changed the way in which the world communicates. New media technology has brought in a drastic difference in the society and the culture in which it communicates Internet has become a part of life of all individuals, in the present age. New media technology, similar to old media has its own pros and cons. While faster and bulk transmission of information has been made possible by the use of new media technology, issues such as cost, privacy, security as well as ethics are still to be addressed. Any technology can yield its best when utilized in a proper way. It is therefore up to the user to get the best out of new media technology by using it in an appropriate manner.