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Plug Into These 14 Impacts Technology Has on Health


2. Addiction to Electronic Socializing

Social media is undoubtedly a great way for old friends to keep in touch, or to share photos with family members you don’t get to see in person often. However, for younger folks (and some older folks), social media can become an addiction.

Newport Academy says that teens are among the biggest consumers of social media, but are being consumed by it in the meantime. Early teen years are some of the most important when it comes to development, and scientists are working on establishing relationships between online networking and mental health troubles (such as teen depression). In the meantime, the statistics show 92-percent of teens go online daily (and 24-percent are online “constantly”, it adds).

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