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INTERNET ADDICTION:SHOULD WE BE CONCERNED?

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Transcript of INTERNET ADDICTION:SHOULD WE BE CONCERNED?

304KM: DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY
INTERNET ADDICTION:SHOULD WE BE CONCERNED?

TYPES OF INTERNET ADDICTION
Playing Online Games
- Thousands of people play games for hours every day especially the youth generation.

Celebrity Gossip Websites / Blogs
– Easier to get all the latest celebrity gossip online rather than picking up a rag on local newsstand.

Internet Gambling
- Focuses on the race or games gambling, people end up losing their homes and possessions.

TYPES OF INTERNET ADDICTION
Conclusion
WHAT IS AN INTERNET ADDICTION?
Internet addiction is described as an impulse control disorder.

Commonly refers to an individual's inability to control their use of the Internet.

Involve with people who do not get along with others because busy being in the realm of fantasy.

How China Is Curing Teens Of Internet Addiction (VIDEO)
WEB FILTER
WHY SHOULD WE BE CONCERNED?
INTERNET ADDICTION : SHOULD WE BE CONCERNED?
THANK YOU
General Surfing
- Some consumers in the world are simply addicted to their Google browsers.

Online Business
- EBay and all the other online marketplaces are wonderful for people who love bargains and love to go to yard sales.

Social Networks / Dating Sites
- Pornography, cybersex and online affairs.
GROUP MEMBER:
Nur Shahrul Wahyuni Binti Md. Yusoff
Siti Aisyah Binti Arjimin
WHO IS AT RISK?
Anyone using the internet for more than two hours a day outside work commitments.

Teenagers and children who use the internet unmonitored.

Men and women in their mid-50s suffering from the loneliness of an “empty nest”
EXAMPLE OF INTERNET ADDICTION (VIDEO)
COUNSELOR INTERVIEW SESSION(VIDEO)
PN. NURUL SHUHADA BINTI AMIR HASHIM
KPTM’S COUNSELOR
SHOULD WE BE CONCERNED?
Will be depressed
- Contributes to stress, isolation and loneliness.

Life interference
- Potential for serious consequences in one's career or relationships.

Health risks
- Poor eyesight, as a result of squinting or bad posture.

CONSEQUENCES
Physical side effects
Carpel tunnel syndrome
Dry eyes
Back & neck aches
Sleep disorder
Eating irregularities(skipping meals)
Neglect of family and friends

Family problems
Marriages
Dating relationships
Parent-child relationship
Close friendships
Academic problems
more time is spent "researching" than actually completing assignments
Incomplete or missing assignment
Inability concentrate on real life instruction
Grades begin to decline
Skipping classes to stay in chat room
Absenteesim
Effect of internet addiction
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HOBBY & INTERNET ADDICTION(VIDEO)
HOW TO AVOID TO BE AN INTERNET ADDICT
Limit the computer time
- Make sure not to turn it on too many times a week.

Call people instead of sending instant messages
- Call a friend and try to make discussion together. This will distract people from the computer.

Get a hobby or an interest that doesn't involve the internet
- Get involved with clubs, sports, music, dancing, singing or fishing. Go for a run with a friend or get exercise some other way.

Go for counseling
– Try to get a therapy and advice from the expert.
Surfing the internet can be an interest for people. But people need to use it properly. If not, it will become internet addiction. Try to use less of the internet and make group discussions if trying to gather information.

Parents can best guide their children's media choices by educating themselves about the forms modern media take.
ADVANTAGES OF USING INTERNET
Internet is a source of information
- There is a huge amount of information available on the Internet.

Students use Internet to do their assignments
- Even lecturers or teachers has started giving assignments that require extensive research on the Internet.

Internet can be also a tool of communication
-People can send email or use chat rooms to contact with person who physically is a thousand kilometres away.
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