It introduced the concept of digital citizenship in which individuals, that is, citizens, who make up a society, fulfill their citizenship responsibilities, exercise their rights and opportunities and continue their daily lives in the society to whic


Digital citizenship is defined as the norms of behavior related to the use of technology in the most general context. Digital citizenship involves engaging in ethical and appropriate behavior while using technology and being informed about it. 

Accordingly, we can define the digital citizen as follows.

Criticizing information and communication resources,

Know the ethical consequences of online behavior,

Morally able to make decisions online,

Not harming others by abusing technology,

It is the citizen who encourages correct behavior when communicating and collaborating in the virtual world.


The increase in the level of global prosperity, the rapid development of technology, especially information and communication technologies within the scope of speed, size and range, and the reflection of this in genomic studies; 21. it shows that a major transformation in health will take place in the century, that a hospital-and doctor-focused health system will become an individual-focused (not to mention just the concept of the patient here) and become “personal.” Individualized health concept; unlike the individual who only applies to the health system when he is sick and is not followed, he describes a proactive approach that takes responsibility for his own health, takes care to live healthy, not to be sick, carries health data with him, and where necessary controls the data about his illness 24/7. Define this together; the internet (and social media facilitate access to information, thanks to more and more conscious about health and diseases bilgilenen demand for better quality and faster service of a society that will develop technology and new business trends to that of his answer, we will face the future as indicators that determine the health care system.


As a way to understand the complexity of misconduct and abuse, nine general areas that constitute digital citizenship behavior have been identified in the issues of digital citizenship and technology use. These:

Digital access: to be productive citizens, equally means providing digital access to technological possibilities. For example, gender, race, age, ethnic identity, physical and mental differences without paying attention to ensure full participation in Electronic Society.

Digital commerce: means having the ability to sell and purchase in electronic environments.

Digital communication: to be aware that the forms of communication are changed and done through electronic means. For example, e-mail, mobile phone, instant messaging technology has changed the way users communicate.

Digital literacy: being aware that the learning – teaching process is now being carried out using technology as well.

Digital ethics: being aware that there is also an electronic standard of behavior or work displayed in the virtual world. For example, the digital world, which offers many negative concepts such as cyberbullying, virtual cursing, sexting (mobile cursing),has become inevitable that every individual has to be an informed internet user.

Digital law: means that the work done in the virtual world has electronic responsibility and is sanctioned by law. For example, in our country, some services (including child pornography, the sale of illegal organs and drugs, websites that make you suicidal, and activities such as gambling) are prohibited by law in the virtual world.

Digital rights / responsibilities: means that everyone has the right to express themselves freely in the virtual world and cannot be banned from it. For example, providing views on forms in a virtual environment, creating groups, participating in discussion environments, etc. fundamental rights cannot be restricted

Digital health: to be aware that there are factors that directly or indirectly affect health in the digital world, both physically, spiritually and psychologically.For example, eye health, recurrent stress syndrome, a-social life, introversion and physical disorders (back and back pain) are issues that need to be addressed in the new technological world

Digital security: means that the individual takes measures to ensure his or her safety in the virtual environment. For example, unauthorized use of other people's information, creating worms, viruses or Trojans, sending spam, stealing someone's information or property, etc. taking the necessary security measures by recognizing the activities (virus pr