Teenagers Online Problems

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Many teenagers nowadays enjoy spending their free time online, playing games or using social media. However some teens find themselves spending too much of their time online, which causes problems in their life outside their computer. Teens who spend the majority of their time online interact with most other people through the computer, limiting their real life social skills. Another problem facing teens online is that the easiest way to use a computer is sitting down, sometimes for long periods of time. A recent problem that has formed from online use is cyberbullying, which teens who spend most of their time online have a strong possibility of running into. Overall the biggest problems that frequent online users find themselves with include a lack of real life social skills, limited exercise, and the possibility of experiencing cyberbullying. Teenagers who spend most of their time online often avoid interactions with people in real life, making it difficult for them to develop important social skills. Social media has made it possible for teens to talk to anyone around the world. Some teens may find it easier to talk to people online through chatrooms then it in real life, so many of them may just resort to just talking to people online. For teens who play many online games…show more content…
Teens who find that they are addicted to social media and online games should make sure they take time out of their day to go outside, or interact with other people in real life. If they encounter cyber bullying they should remind themselves that they can always turn off the computer, and that any threats can be reported to law enforcement. Teens who spend too much of their time online will find themselves with many physical and mental problems when they grow up. They should always try to find time to get off the computer and spend some time with real people, in real
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