Clearly we as society, policymakers and website service providers need to consider how we can do more to ensure less people become victims of online abuse, commit suicide, have "bad internet experiences," are forced to move from school to school, home to home, and are even afraid to use the internet.
When it comes to relying on the internet to help you with your career, though, bear this in mind: it's one thing for someone to look back on their journey and retrospectively wax lyrical about how they read the map, but to someone on the brink of their personal odyssey, these stone-carved 'How-to's might just throw their instincts off the scent.
Real time social media communications have utterly flattened and revolutionized the ways of the world. But with this incredible good has come a large measure of bad. The anonymous internet troll is now ubiquitous, the keyboard warrior is part of the daily rhythm and the anti-social social media user is common place.
Fans of pop culture juggernaut Lady Gaga are in for a treat this week with the launch of new social network LittleMonsters.com, an online community thought up by Gaga's manager Troy Carter.