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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
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The Impact Of Teenager Dependency To Social Media And The Anticipate Effort

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Dewi Kurniawati



Teenagers, social media, dependency



Social media provides the ease of disseminating information and expanding the network so that it can connect with anyone around the world without any limitations. Fast-growing social media along with sophisticated smartphone devices with fast and easy internet access may cause negative impacts such as bullying, hoax, hate speech and so on in cyberspace. The rapid development of the internet and smartphones with great interest from teenagers can have both good and bad impact, depending on the online activity they do when they accessing the internet. The good and bad impacts also depend on the environmet of the teenagers who will also can change the behaviour of teenagers of how they use of the internet and smartphone with more wisdom. Social media is good for teenagers, because through social media they will get a lot of information and so forth. However, for the parents, they must always accompany or aware of their teenager’s social life development, so they not fall into negative impact.



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