The research also found that the reasons they use these social networking sites are to stay in touch with family and friends, find new friends, and find courting companions and many more. Addiction occurs when someone is not having control over something and sometimes it may cause harm to themselves. Social networking addiction is when someone have the tendency to post or tweet on these social networking
Along with this, online networking provides a tendency for users to present themselves to man and not to God, which goes against what scripture teaches. Furthermore, people generally show off the most impressive aspects of life on social media posts, which in turn introduces an element of deceit on the part of the poster and jealousy on the part of the viewer. Evidence shows that participation in social networking is an upward trend, as it has taken the priority over conversations at the dinner table, in the classroom, and even in interactions during friendly get togethers. Due to this reality, its everyday use needs to be monitored and kept in check. If the absorption in social media continues,
(Valkenburg, Peter and Schouten 2006). As far as social impact of Social Networking Sites is concerned, it can be said that it has both positive as well as negative impact. On the one hand, several scholars—including developmental, social, and life-span psychologists—argue that multiple benefits can be derived from Internet experiences, including a sense of self-efficacy (Whitty and McLaughlin 2007), improvements in learning (Jackson et al. 2006), which also corroborate with the candidate response of 15 years old R.B from class X. In R.B’s words, “I have been using internet mainly for knowledge sharing purpose than connecting with friends on Social Media…” In addition to this, he stated that, “there are so many social platforms intended for learning and sharing such as ‘Quora’, ‘Slide share’ etc… so all Social Media does not merely involve chatting and posting”.
A study on the influence of internet addiction and online interpersonal influences on health-related quality of life in young Vietnamese. BMC Public Health, 17:138, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3983-z This article explores Internet Abdication in young people in Vietnam and other Asian nation, and how gender affects the addiction. It provides healthcare professionals effective intervention that can be used to counter negative effects of IA. Wu, C-Y., Lee, M-B., Liao, S-C., Chang, L-R. (2015). Risk Factors of Internet Addiction among Internet Users: An Online Questionnaire Survey.
2). Social media addiction and behavioral addictions share a common framework as well. Facebook could very well be a potential cause for increased social media addiction, for overall time spent on it increased by 566% in just one year, between 2007 and 2008. The virtual world transformed since the 1990s, and people no longer use it to share common interests. Social networking sites revolve around the individual more than the community, allowing people to present themselves in a positive manner which enhances their mood; this can particularly precipitate
Social media takes time to become addictive as it is a psychological addiction. As for O’dea’s study on the benefits of social media, it is true that social media is a great way to connect and help others, but that does not negate its harms, nor does it answer all the studies proving how bad it can
The strong addiction to the social media network can affect a person’s personality, whether they have a low self esteem wishing to boost it on social media or a narcissistic personality and wishing to keep their self esteem high. The addiction to want to check their social media profile every chance they get can have a negative reinforcement on their
Social media affects your life immensely, with comparison, bullying, and self-image. Social media has been said to have caused a lot of personal problems. When scrolling through social media we stop and look at those who "live better lives" than us, the ones who spend their time
People use social network in order to talk, share pictures, and take ideas and information. Somehow, social network have positive sides and negative sides that benefit and affect others. The positive side in the social network can benefit people by staying in touch with their relative and friends. Now days after the social media have been improved, many people started to shop through it. Social network is helping others to be informed about anything they need to know.
Also, Wang and Wang (2013) affirmed that the use of internet excessively results into problematic internet use or internet addiction that has been identified as a mental health problem. Moreover, a person who is addicted to the internet usage displays specific characteristics such as constant thinking with the internet, need for an increasing amount of time spent in order to obtain similar satisfaction, inability to stop on its use; interferes with his / her life experiences and symptoms of withdrawal when internet is not being used. In the study conducted by Wang and Wang (2013), having a total of 1,642 as sample of members of online social communities who took part of the study, the findings indicate that social support and social interaction