Annotated Bibliography for Internet Addiction Lisa Comtaruk October 27, 2017 Bishop, J. (2015). Psychological and Social Implications Surrounding Internet and Gaming Addiction. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference, an imprint of IGI Global. The book focuses on the negative side of technology and how people fall prey to gambling and gaming addiction (Bishop, 2015).
People that have addiction toward Internet used to lost track of time for the day and keep using internet for something that is not productive for them like gaming, watching YouTube, or just opening social media every time. As a human we need enough energy so that our day will be
Lastly we do not know how to manage our time we spent too much time on social media. One good thing about social media is That it strengthens our relationships. One reason why time should be limited for teenagers is that, in the article Internet addiction too much time online It says,"For youth on the high-end of the scale spending this much time with media online and offline rob them from real-world experiences and may result in lower grades increase the risk for depression cut
Some teens find the need to continually check their social media, and many others are addicted to online games. These teens may spend multiple hours a day sitting in one spot on the computer feeding into these addictions. This means that these teens who have these addictions often only have a limited amount of exercise, which can be very dangerous for their physical health. Obesity, carpal tunnel syndrome, and muscle aches are just a few of the physical consequences that teens who are addicted to online use can face. These teens will also have a greater chance of having physical problems, such as arthritis or diabetes, when they are older.
The effects include distractions, personality changes, and health issues. The internet is like a God. Once you let him in, he has full control over your thoughts and behavior. For example, an addict starts as a dabbler but his interests lead him to addiction. You could say an addict is someone whose body slowly starts crumbling.
In the 21st century, thanks to the growth of technology, the Internet plays an important role in daily life. It provides people with entertainment; loads of information, however, easily makes users can be addictive. In China, ten million (13.7%) online users are internet addicts (Smith, 2008). In particular, Internet addiction is stated as an issue of people spends lots of time for Internet to play games or surf the Internet, especially the younger generation. Therefore, “Internet addiction makes big leagues” was written in The Daily Courier (2012) to show us Internet addiction is a serious problem for anyone.
Drug addiction is chronic, usually causing a disease called relapsing brain disease. This disease makes the addict to do compulsive drug seeking and even use. It can cause you bodily harm. Other types of diseases that are known as chronic is asthma and diabetes. It is not a choice to have the drug or alcohol addiction, but it is a disease, because it can cause the addicts to make bad decisions and make the mind and body function incorrectly.
But this ease of access presents a problem because some of the content available on the internet can be harmful and inappropriate to some age groups, such as pornography. According to google analytics:25% of all search engine queries are related to pornography. The constant exposure to pornography among teens might lead to pornography addiction which has many negative effects on a teenager’s mental and physical health. Pornography addiction can be accredited to many things. One of the main causes of pornography addiction is the ease of access to hours and hours of free videos on the internet thanks to its development.
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