P:21-Having access to various devices, especially mobile ones, means the ability to be constantly connected with social media (Dahlstrom, 2012). P:22- The most recent data showed that of the 90% of students who use social networking websites, 97% said they used Facebook daily (Smith & Caruso, 2010). In one recent study of 5,414 college students, Junco (2011a) found that students checked Facebook a mean of 5.75 times per day. Students spent about 1 hour and 40 minutes per day on Facebook according to two recent studies (Junco & Cotten, 2012; Junco, 2011a).
P 24-- She also found that when students were procrastinating or wasting time using technology or social media, they showed higher measures of loneliness, depression, shyness, and social anxiety; in addition to lower scores on perceived social skill, social self-confidence, and social self-ef cacy. P 25:--Gonzales and Hancock (2011) stated that “social-networking sites exemplify how modern technology sometimes forces us to reconsider previously understood psychological processes” (p. 82). Pro: Social Capital, which is the benefit from social relationships, emotional, support, exposure to diverse ideas, and access to new information. Internet addiction, media use, and difficulties associated with sleeping in adolescents (Stockburger, 2013) P 459- According the American Academy of Pediatrics, today's children are spending an average of seven hours a day on entertainment media. P 460- It is “problematic Internet use, wherein an individual’s inability to control his or her use of the Internet causes marked distress and/or functional impairment” P 460- People with Internet addiction tend to spend many hours online avoiding interpersonal relationships with real and known people P 460- Sleep is vitally important to the growth, behavior, emotional development, and cognitive functioning of children and adolescents P 461-- It was found that active television viewing and passive television exposure were related to sleeping difficulties. The Impact of Social Media on Children, Adolescents, and Families (O’keeffe and Pearson, 2011) "According to a recent poll, 22% of teenagers log on to their favorite social media site more than 10 times a day, and more than half of adolescents log on to a social media site more than once a day.2 Seventy-five percent of teenagers now own cell phones, and 25% use them for social media, 54% use them for texting, and 24% use them for instant messaging. Thus, a large part of this generation’s social and emotional development is occurring while on the Internet and on cell phones" (Pg 800).
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