The Effects of Facebook to Study Habits

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Pasig Catholic College
High School Department
S.Y. 2011 - 2012

THE EFFECTS OF SOCIAL NETWORKING TO THE STUDY HABITS OF 4TH YEAR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

A Thesis Presented To:
Mrs. Ma. Teresa C. Radovan

In Partial Fulfillment
Of The Requirements
In English IV

Submitted by:
Juan Paulo Concepcion
Renz Daniel Tenedero
Jeffrey Sanchez
John Lemuel Lastimado
Jeoffrey Asuncion

March 2011
CHAPTER I
THE PROBLEM

INTRODUCTION As many as you know, social networks have been famous since 2001 with Friendster, MySpace, and Multiply. It is no surprise how people remember your birthday. Now teenagers are using social networking sites more frequently than the years 2001 - 2005; most likely due to the rise of broadband internet. In these social
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Even big businesses and celebrities are jumping on the social networking bandwagon. Many people wake up each day and check social websites first thing in the morning instead of reaching for a newspaper. As of June 2010, American Internet users spend more than 22 percent of their online time using a social networking site. Since people are spending such a large amount of time surfing social networks, it is important to point out some of the positive and negative effects that social networking can have on a society. (Tandoi, 2011) There are very few secrets in the world anymore. This is mostly due to the fact that social networking has opened up a world where almost every thought goes onto the Web for all "friends" to see. This phenomenon has caused families to be split, marriages to be dissolved and children to experience their parents' unfiltered thoughts on a daily basis. Has putting our thoughts out for all to read on a daily, sometimes hourly, basis caused more problems for our society as a whole, or has it opened up a world of free speech and opinion for all? Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard once said, "People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought, which they seldom use." Has his thought come to life in the online society we have created? Is social networking bringing people closer, or pushing our society even