Computer Addiction

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Saint Paul College Foundation, INC.
Mandaue Branch

A
Research on
Computer addiction among 3rd year and 4th year students of St. Paul College Foundation INC

Jason A. Labaya
And
Jed C. Gorgonio Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the
Requirements in English IV
High School Department
St. Paul College Foundation INC
Feb.21, 2011
APPROVAL SHEET
The research paper attached hereto, entitled
“Computer addiction among 3rd year and 4th year students of St. Paul College Foundation INC”, prepared and submitted by Jason Labaya and Jed Gorgonio, in partial fulfillment of the requirements in English IV is hereby accepted.

MRS DIOSA S. MALLARI ADVISER

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

The researchers wish to express their deepest
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For example: students tend to play games first, browse websites and make friends with new people

BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

With the introduction of computer and the Internet, a new world has opened to its users. People can not only do their work using the resources of the computer, but also entertain themselves. It is also a great way of socializing as one can meet new people and make friends through online networking sites and chat rooms. Moreover, people do not need to refer to books and newspapers to gain information as all they want to know is just a click away because the Internet is loaded with information. However, like all good things, even the computer has certain disadvantages that can affect the users negatively. As the popularity of computers and Internet increased, a new type of addiction also began to emerge which is called computer addiction. The term computer addiction also includes Internet addiction and hence, there are many experts who call it the Internet Addiction

Internet addiction is a recent phenomenon, which can be compared to the addiction of television, which has been prevalent in our society for decades. Years back, only those who paid to be online, could do so. But as Internet became most popular and easily accessible, it has become easier to do several things from a static location, than going to
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