Rosen 2003 in his research study found that approximately 80 of the teens have

Rosen 2003 in his research study found that

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(Rosen,) 2003 in his research study found that approximately 80% of the teens have cell phone of the 33% of teens who reported that they routinely sent text messages. China network information center as of June 30 (2008) showed that 123 million people had gone online, of which 14.9% were teenagers below 18 year old. The China communist youth league claimed in 2009 those over 17% of Chinese citizens between 13 and 17 are addicted to the internet. Sharp, ( 2007), studied the way teens use mobile phones. First 75% of all teenagers and 58% of 12 years olds now have a mobile phone. Almost 90% of phone owing teens send & receive texts, most of them daily. 80% of phone owing teens use them to take pictures 60% listen to music, 46% play games, 32% swap videos and 23% access social networking sites the mobile phone in short is now the favored communication hub for the majority of teens.
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5 Since the late 1990s, cell phone use among young people has been on the increase. Student found, text messaging some one during class time. The students may not be paying attention as carefully in class as they could. This too may be an additional distraction that influences grades. When time spent on these computers, videogames, television & mobile or cruising the internet, reaches a point that it harms a adult family & social relationships and disrupts school life that person may be caught in a cycle of addiction. The major consequences are spends less time interacting with family members, parents may find difficult to address the problem. Children will develop poor sleep and dietary habits, experience depressed mood, anxiety, frustration and anger. The increase in time spent by children using electronic gadgets for recreating has been shown to be a significant factor in decreased time spent on homework and school assignments. Most of the children fall asleep in school, not keeping up with assignment, worsening grades, dropping out from schools, obsessing and preoccupied not only does electronic gadget take time away from home work, it takes away from learning. It sets children up for a sedentary. SIGNIFICANCE AND NEED FOR THE STUDY: We may be growing old in a world, where a technological solution is born. Technology has developed so much that it is almost crucial to have electronic devices particularly, television, mobile, internet, video games etc. Teenagers have gotten so used to have technology around them. However, while having these electronic gadgets that make life easier, comfortable, and handy at most of the times, it could also have negative effects on their lives particularly in their studies and family relationship when used too much.
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6 Ray,(2005) from India reported that children having exposure to violence through media, had poorer school performance and its impact on their psychosocial adjustments was detrimental.
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