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A research Paper presented to the Class of Miss Rosa Payumo Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo High School Batch 2010 - 2011 In Partial Fulfillment Of the Requirement for the subject English IV
Submitted by: Sherwin B. De Leon Jr. January 28, 2011 Date of submission
The Disadvantages of Social Networking V ) Conclusion . Social Networking Site B. The Advantages of Social Networking C.TABLE OF CONTENTS I ) introduction II ) Definition of terms A. Popular Social Networking Sites III ) Presentation and Interpretation of Data IV ) Body A. Brief Guide to Social Networking Addiction B.
The research aims to answer the following questions: 1. family. they are playing game applications. Multiply and My Space. Instead of studying. Choose 3 social networking sites you visit most ? 3. even teachers have them. How many hours and days do you spend in Using a networking sites? 5. Because of this reasons many students get addicted to it taking up their whole time in using networking sites and neglecting other things. The mentioned websites help most of the students to communicate with others and one way to meet and find new friends. updating their status and chatting with friends for their enjoyment. Do you know what a Social networking site is? 2. I ) INTRODUCTION: One of the main problems of senior students in CGEAHS is about the addiction in Social Networking Sites.VI ) Bibliography Problem: why Social Networking site is very addictive Thesis Statement: In this Research paper you will learn more about social networking sites and why it is addictive. The networking sites that are popular and commonly used are Facebook. The research purpose is for us to know the reasons why there is a rapid growth of addiction toward the Senior Students of CGEAHS and even to other people who are captivated in using Social Networking Sites. In this research you will certainly know the cause and effect of using Social Networking Sites to senior students. relationship ? . friends. You will also find out how social networking sites affect our daily lives. Give three reasons why social networking site is addictive? 6. And in most cases senior students tend to forget their studies. You will know what is the advantage and disadvantage of a social networking site. How is addiction in social networking affects your studies. Twitter. What do you usually do while you are visiting a social networking site? 4. Social Networking sites are now that popular to students.
school. you should be able to safely enjoy social networking online. but you really won't be able to make a clear judgment until you can meet each other in person. you can begin to create your own network of friends and eliminate members that do not share common interests or goals. This socialization may include reading the profile pages of other members and possibly even contacting them. Popular Social Networking Sites . or views are. the computer and items pertaining to the industry reign supreme. This can easily be done by performing a standard internet search. Once you are granted access to a social networking website you can begin to socialize. beliefs. Depending on the website in question. This means that although you are in the United States. there are others that do not. Yahoo! 360. including MySpace. no matter what their hobbies. Your search will likely return a number of results. B. As mentioned. Another one of those benefits includes diversity because the internet gives individuals from all around the world access to social networking sites. Not only will you make new friends. One product of our fast paced environment and innovative thinking of man that everyone is fascinated is the Social Networking sites. and Classmates. The most prevalent danger though often involves online predators or individuals who claim to be someone that they are not. As I'm sure you're aware. Just use common sense and listen to your inner voice. religion. Social networking websites function like an online community of internet users. Although danger does exist with networking online. Just like you're advised when meeting strangers at clubs and bars. FriendFinder. you can begin your search from hundreds of networking communities to join. The websites without a main focus are often referred to as "traditional" social networking websites and usually have open memberships. it will tell you when something doesn't feel right about the online conversations taking place. By being aware of your cyber-surroundings and who you are talking to. or politics. FriendWise. It will take many phone conversations to get to know someone. This 'regime of the networks' will last because their uses are vastly increasing to a seemingly infinite number.you are also advised to proceed with caution online. once you are inside this online community. However. The friends that you can make are just one of the many benefits in using it. This means that anyone can become a member. Can you live a day without visiting social networking sites? 8. which are on the rise. there are dangers associated with social networking including data theft and viruses. Social networking site Now that the technological era is in its peak. many of these online community members share common interests in hobbies. or work -. but you just might learn a thing or two about new cultures or new languages because learning is always a good thing. Facebook. too. Orkut. While there are a number of social networking websites that focus on particular interests. What are the benefits in using social networking sites? II ) Definition of terms A. Once you are well informed and comfortable with your findings. you could develop an online friendship with someone in Denmark or India. it also exists in the real world.7. social networking often involves grouping specific individuals or organizations together.
members can add hashtags to a keyword in their post. The hashtag. blog s. anyone can follow anyone on publicTwitter. which acts like a meta tag. Anyone can search tweets on Twitter. is expressed as #keyword. Because tweets can be delivered to followers in real time. Other features of the site include chat . which is available in 37 different languages.allows members who have common interests to find each other and interact. send messages and keep in touch with friends. Groups . they are searchable and they are public. due to the constraints of Twitter's Short Message Service (SMS) delivery system.allows members to publicize an event. • • Twitter Twitter is a free social networking microblogging service that allows registered members to broadcast short posts called tweets. Tweets and replies to tweets can be sent by cell phone text message. The site. Unlike Facebook or LinkedIn. But unlike IMs that disappear when the user closes the application. They are permanent. read and respond to classified ads. invite guests and track who plans to attend. where members need to approve social connections. they might seem like instant messages to the novice user. includes public features such as: • • • Marketplace . Presence technology . Pages . Events .allows members to create and promote a public page built around a specific topic. MySpace Originally founded as a venue for aspiring musicians and bands to share music and concert dates. The default settings for Twitter are public.Facebook Facebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles. family and colleagues. To weave tweets into a conversation thread or connect them to a general topic. upload photos and video. music or movie preferences. desktop client or by posting at the Twitter.com website. including photographs. Twitter members can broadcast tweets and follow other users' tweets by using multiple platforms and devices. are limited to 140 characters. whether they are a member or not. MySpace has grown into a complex site where users can create profiles.allows members to post.allows members to see which contacts are online and chat. tweets are also posted on the Twitter website. Tweets. which may include hyperlinks.
bands. messages and comments with other members via their profile and their network. Its headquarters are in Mountain View. forums. • • Blog – You can write what you want. reflecting both broader cultural trends offline and a unique culture online.rooms. Each user can choose to invite friends to create profiles or link to existing ones. Music – It is great to upload your favorite music. Rupert Murdoch's NewsCorp purchased the site in 2005 for $580 million dollars. The website is also used for dating and discovering new events. Contacts – This would be a place for your friends. MySpace. Users may share videos. newsgroups and a venue for sharing videos or music. • • • • • • • • Friendster Friendster is a social networking website. it is possible to share content only to specified contacts such as friends. interests or shared friends are discovered and added. . Multiply It is one of the social networking sites that allow users to share videos. photos. photobucket. It is great to be part of a social networking site like Multiply. creating a social network that can be exponentially expanded as users with similar tastes. it is your own blog… Photo Sharing – The number of photos you can upload is unlimited and you have the ability to share it to specific persons (whether private or public). Review – You can add and make a review of the specified products. with a current base of over 59 million users. The service allows users to contact other members. California. etc and can limit whether it is public or private only (each item or post you made). Groups – This will provide the way to meet others through groups. Calendar – Talks about an event or appointments.com has seen explosive growth in recent years. family. photos. classified ads. make an entry of your blog or leave a comment to your friends and social network friends. Guestbook – Leave any comments and suggestions. With this social network site. Extremely popular with teenagers and young adults. online buddies. and share online content and media with those contacts. The website receives approximately 19 billion page views per month. Videos – It is easy to upload videos from metacafé. This will also serve as direct contacts of your social network friends. and is in the top 600 global websites based on web traffic. google video or youtube. Friendster has over 115 million registered users and over 61 million unique visitors a month globally. maintain those contacts. Links – Share your favorite links or you find out an interesting site. and hobbies.
Malaysia. The top 10 countries accessing Friendster. Singapore. Indonesia. Bangladesh and India. . In Asia.Over 90% of Friendster's traffic comes from Asia.this data shows that all of them know what a social networking site is. III ) Presentation and Interpretation of Data According to my survey. as of May 7. Sudan. United Arab Emirates. according to Alexa. 2009 are Philippines. Friendster has more monthly unique visitors than any other social network. Pakistan. South Korea. Social Networking sites are very popular all over the world so all of us probably know’s it. Because of the influence of new technologies and media many of us know about what a social networking site is.
6. Because 1 hour is enough when you are just chatting with others. The second site is Friendster which is one of the first networking site introduced but because of the development of other sites such as facebook. posting some status and upload some photos base in my data gathered. it is no longer used. The third highest vote is Twitter. The second highest vote is 2 hours because some survey sheet I’ve gathered is that 1 hour is not enough to do a lot more in Social networking sites. The facebook site got the highest votes for the most visited site because it’s now very popular and it’s one of the best social networking site all over the world. . it shows that the highest time spend for using the sites is 1 hour. the development of twitter is the same year where facebook is developed because of that.B. Hours and Days in how they spend in using Social networking sites In this data. the twitter is not well liked. Because of its popularity many of us are influence by it so it’s the top 1 site in my research.5 and 3 hours got the same votes while 4 hours got the lowest vote.The Most visted networking sites According to my gathered data from my survey sheet. The next sites is followed by myspace and multiply and other sites which is not commonly used. C.
The reason for the people of answer no is they addicted on it. because it just only a social networking site and it’s not very important in our life. . Can you live a day without visiting Social Networking sites Percentage Yes = 88% No = 12% In this Graph more of them can live without visiting social networking site. Result for the question. because they want to be updated and to communicate with friends regularly. D. The 2 lowest vote which are four times and five times a week. because they are not very addicted on it and do not have enough time for that. And the other two which are thrice and twice a week have equally divided votes because they just want to spend their time for other things. The second highest vote is once a week.The data shows that the highest vote is every day.
or months. For example jumping from Myspace to Facebook. except for the online friends of addicts who join for moral support of a Social Networking Addict.IV ) Body A ) Brief Guide to Social Networking Addiction Social Networking Addiction is a mental illness centered around a dependency of online ‘FRIENDS’ or online interaction on social networks.A members say that they are currently social networking addicts even when they have not been online for many hours. Episodes of logging onto their social network randomly while in the middle of something completely different.N. The longing for another post. They all have a unique understanding of each other because people on the site are all social networking addicts. What are some characteristics of Social Networking Addiction? Some of the most common characteristics of Social Networking Addiction are: • A feeling that being online is the only way to be noticed by the world at large.A? • • • • • Social Networking Anonymous (S. boys. Attempts to control their addiction by changing social networks. Deleting wall posts so that others don’t notice their excessive amount of posts or updates. update. They don’t believe that they can be completely free of their addiction because it is literally at their fingertips.N. A strong anticipation to being logged onto their social network of choice and seeing what everyone in their network is doing. Once people have lost the ability to control their SNEAKING. women. Binge SNEAKING and sleepless nights due to SNEAKING.N. S. and girls who help each other control their social networking addiction. SNEAKING for long periods of time. Social Networking Addicts are unable to control their tendency to be logged in and participating on social networking websites.A) is an online community of men. they can never become “former . What is S. days. They offer support to everyone and anyone who is ready to face their Social Networking Addiction and SNEAKING habits. Drowsiness the next day from long nights of SNEAKING. or chat session (otherwise known as ‘SNEAKING’) before they sleep.
things that go a long way in the working world. social networking is such a regularly used medium that it's easy to stay in touch with people even when they move away. Normally. Ultimately. You can also get references and build a reputation using corporate social networking tools. this exposure can help you to learn to look at things from different angles. but busy lives make it difficult to maintain contact. You can also ask questions and receive answers in near-real-time.social networking addicts” or “ex-social networking addicts”. Talking to Other Students many student organizations have specific social networks designed to help students connect. But in S. and be more tolerant of other people's opinions. you can bounce it off your friends and social networking contacts and find out what they think about it. people try to stay in touch with friends via phone calls and the occasional letter or e-mail. or to ask questions and get answers quickly. or when they're considering a college or new school. they can become recovering social networking addicts. Social networking tools can be a great way for students to get in touch with other students in the same school. B ) T he Advantages of Social Networ king The advantages of social networking are real. if your contacts know the answer or if you're a student in touch with teachers. Share Multiple Points of View Sheltered individuals may not understand how many different points of view that people have. or people in other companies in an industry.N.A. You can use corporate social networking to form relationships with other people from your company. even though most parents see it as another way that kids waste time. Check with student organizations to see if they have a particular social networking tool. Keeping in Touch Social networking provides a great way for you to stay in touch with people who may have moved away. your child is still learning skills that could be very valuable tomorrow. If you're developing a product or even just an idea. Social networking helps you learn about diversity and get exposure to multiple points of view. or . However. It's a great way to get yourself known and network in your field or industry. and that it's possible for people to hold drastically different beliefs. Get Feedback you can use social networking to get feedback on ideas immediately. Work Connections One form of social networking that's growing in popularity is corporate social networking. Social networking has opened up a new way to communicate. so while your child's posts may not be essential today.
which is tremendous. Despite having to do a bit of work. it’s cheaper to use online social networking for both personal and business use because most of it is usually free. adding a boost to your usual advertisements and promotional strategies. whether on a budget or not. C ) T he Disadvantages of Social Networ king . If you want to fine tune your business. it definitely pays off as you can be tapped for an offer if someone catches wind of your products or services. Stay in Touch Anywhere Mobile social networking is becoming increasingly popular as more and more people have cell phones capable of running social networking applications. These connections are definitely valuable in the long run. It lets you learn about their likes and dislikes. Connections You are friends with people who have other friends. Builds Credibility You definitely can gain the customers’ confidence if you can connect to them on both a personal and professional level. Kids do need to learn to keep social networking under control. While personal use is rather simple for anyone. and so on. you can do what you can and get connected with these people to form a web of connections that can give you leverage if you play your cards right. As long as you give as well as you receive. Teach your child when it is and isn't appropriate to use mobile social networking. you will do well here. then this is the way to go. There is potential in such a common situation. you can scout out potential customers and target markets with just a few clicks and keystrokes. then they will most likely stick with you.type the school into your favorite social networking Web site and see what you find. By using a social networking site. and set a strict time limit for communicating at home. the business functions are underestimated by many. People can use mobile social networking tools to stay in touch with friends. and make plans on the fly. to the point that it interferes with getting things done. Some people get hooked on social networking. As long as you don’t pursue them too aggressively. In asocial networking site. Low Costs Definitely. Mobile social networking tools are also great if you've got a long train or subway commute and want to stay in touch with friends and find out what they're doing.
Facebook users sooner or later get addicted to Facebook . it can be a disadvantage. location. So. name. Also. but those of social networking shouldn’t really be that much of a concern regarding your safety. whether you are just doing it for kicks or clicking around for business purposes. They can spread malicious humor among your friends and also download and morph your photos Other disadvantages Lack of Anonymity You are putting out information about your name. you still may never know. then some can find ways to do you in. and many other types of information that you may not want to let others know. but no one can be certain at any given time. cyber-stalking. Time Consuming If this is not your kind of thing that it would just be a waste of time for you. Since the social networking sites. age. are often being used by people around the world. many people pretend to be someone else and prepare their online profiles with false information. gender. As many of you know. and can spend hours connecting with friends. Most people would say be careful. MySpace. The personal information of users can be used by dubious people for illegal activities. Despite having advantages. That should be reasonable enough for anyone. we can stop it from harming our lives. Social networking websites such as Facebook. there are many disadvantages that may cause problems to our lives. While many sites apply certain measures to keep any of these cases of harassment. but at least if we know about those disadvantages. etc. Now there’s something to really think about. so as to dupe unsuspecting users. then it is all good. and identity theft to an absolute minimum. You can take advantage of the Internet phenomenon that continues up to this day. For them. As long as people can know who you exactly are. Twitter. and age can be used to commit online crimes. Nothing is without a blemish. Another cause of concern is cases of online harassment and stalking. Information like the e-mail address. Scams and Harassment There is a potential for failure of security in both personal and business context. online scams. . The key to social networking is that it is supposed to be fun. are very poorly regulated so it can be a very fertile ground for people trying to get even with you. location. if you do not know the person face to face then it will be very hard for you to find the real identity. As long as you go along without making big mistakes. but there are those people who don’t see the point.The most glaring disadvantage of social networking sites is the risk of identity theft and fraud.
Next. Once you understand the advantages and disadvantages of social networking. your information. and make sure they don’t create problems in your life. and its midnight.First of all. Your mom comes in shouting. whenever we are free. Lastly. leaving us with lesser time to spend with our family. such as your phone number. And. as well as. then you can cruise through without fail. You may shout back “You don’t own my life!!”. spending hours in front of the computer will lead to many health problems such as. This attitude may cause problems in relationships of your life. that may lead you to trouble. can be hacked by a stranger. or address. For example. but you should use your time wisely. . you are sitting in front of your computer. our attitude may also change. we log on to these social networking sites. “Enough of Facebook!! Go to sleep NOW!”. Social networking sites are enjoyable. eye sight problems. shoulder and back pain.
We can never blame what Technology brings us.V ) Conclusion I therefore conclude that Social Networking Addiction is harmful in our own well-being.com/ .whatissocialnetworking. VI ) Bibliography Sources of Information: http://www. We should never give priority in things that are not important like this. It is our own decision when to stop. Neglecting our obligations and responsibilities is one result if we are addicted in social networking which could bring us distress. We should be more responsible in managing our time and controlling ourselves in things we are doing that can be addictive.
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