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  1. 1. Social media addiction
  2. 2. SOCIAL MEDIA ADDICTION:  Recent studies show that 63% of American facebook users logon to the Sites Daily
  3. 3. Reasons for using Social Media:  Browse at other people’s status updates and photos  To vent emotions  Delivering Reinforcement  Berge Facebook Addiction Scale(BFAS)  What is interesting Researchers found?
  4. 4. Negative Impacts of Social Media  In 2012 Anxiety conducted a Survey on Social Media Use and its effects on emotions  Survey found that 53% of participants said Social Media had changed their Behavior  53% of these said the change had been negative
  5. 5.  Furthermore Revealed that two thirds of Participants reported difficulty Relaxing and sleeping after they used sites  While 55% said they felt “Worried or uncomfortable “ when they were unable to log on to social media accounts
  6. 6. Enough is Enough (EIE):  95% of Teenagers who use social media have witnessed forms of Cyberbullying  33% have been Victims of CyberbullyingDr. Rauch adds: “ I think parents should be aware that their Adolescent childern are living at a time where they are constantly on and connected