This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. This study aimed to investigate the effects of addiction to computer games on physical and mental health of students.
Social networks has different features that may enjoy by the people all around the world, what the problem is, people loses their self-control in using them.
Facebook is the most popular social networking site today wherein people may share and upload videos, pictures, messages and chat. Twitter is also famous to every people nowadays wherein people can share their feelings, thoughts and ideas. Through twitter, they can easily be connected to their favorite celebrities and they can also be updated on what is trend all around the world.
Aside from these two, Tumbler, MySpace, and Bing also became a raging craze to everyone. Social networking communities will definitely stay due to its millions of users.
In addition, students today stay on these accessibilities of information they may get in social networks. Social network may help them in giving knowledge in thesis and journals but still negative effects of this still overweighs especially about losing their self-control.
Social networks bring a big benefit about communication because through this we can easily communicate our loved ones despite of the geographic distance. Social network may also help celebrities to be more contact to their fans because through these sites they can easily post what are the recent happenings about them.
Through social networks we can be updated in every happening not just in celebrities but also the recent updates to our country and also in the whole world.
Social networking sites can be a good way to make connections with people who has similar interests and goals. Communication is one of the main things why social networking had been viral.
Social networking sites are the huge place to gather information on what is trending nowadays. Trending topics regards celebrities, politics, sciences, technologies, discoveries and amazing facts.
Social marketing was often used at the present time due to people used social networks frequently. Social networks is not always good for us because other people use it inappropriate way wherein some people are posting pornographies sites and nude photos that frequently students may see.
Many studies have shown that the extensive use of social networks can actually cause addiction to the users. Students tend to focus on cyber games that block the focus on their studies. A person gets lazy of works due to over usage of social networking sites and online games.
Foreign Literature Age certainly become an important factor for social networking sites, it supports the life phase concepts. Some people get attracted to these sites and encourage other people to connect within families, friends, teachers and students.
Social networking sites become viral multigenerational that even young people became attracted.
MySpace nowadays has historically been a youth sit, helped by its musical orientation and profile customizations, MySpace has been adopted majority by us teens, creating peer pressure for the remainder to join, in addition to likely pool of online friends and acquaintances connect to. An additional benefits to this computer-mediated communication to the youths was the ability to socialize online after school relatively safe atmosphere, avoiding the often forbidden shopping mall visits of earlier generations.
Gender is also important; MySpace seems to support cross-gender friendship compared to the real world.Chapter 2 Review of Related Literature and Studies This part of the study contains related literature and studies after the thorough and in-depth research of the researcher.
Related Literatures come from both Foreign and Local published literatures that became the basis for the researcher to pursue this study. Aug 26, · In Iran, there are few and limited studies on the effects of addiction to computer games on players.
Computer Game Addiction Joe Ahn Clemson University [email protected] George Randall Clemson University [email protected] ABSTRACT With the constant improvements in gaming technology, ranging from graphics to new types of controllers to faster processors, there is a growing problem of computer game addiction. Computer Addiction Foreign Literature Computer game addiction has become a major problem in our society. Many children and teenagers play an excessive amount of hours of computer games a day that they develop countless problems such as violent behavior, hostility and social isolation. Computer Addiction Symptoms - Recognizing these computer addiction symptoms can help you to better determine when computer use has slipped past the point of being healthy and there is a need for professional help.
Considering the increasing rate of addiction to computer games among Iranian adolescents and youth, the present study was conducted to investigate the effects of addiction to computer games on physical and mental health including physical health.
The Effects of Computer Addiction to the Academic Performances of Mapua Institute of Technology First Year Students4/4(15). The Effects of Computer Addiction to the Academic Performances of Mapua Institute of Technology First Year Students Philline Kate Vera C. Palaña Juan Paolo D.
Rabacio Marjorie Maralit Nidia P.D.C. Andrade Mapua Institute of Technology Computer Addiction Abstract This paper describes the effects of /5(88).
Foreign Related Studies Social Networking nowadays was a huge influence among the internet system. For some people, computers are considered vital on a daily basis. This had cause to many people become computer addicts to this great service.
Foreign StudiesOne in 10 gaming youths addicted The researchers report that the percentage of pathological youth gamers in Singaporeis similar to other recent video game addiction studies in other countries. occupational. including theUnited States (8. or whether pathologicalgaming was a separate problem or simply a symptom of some other 4/4(4).