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Online Social Networking and Its Effects on Young Adults

  • Author(s): Lee, Yi-Hsuan
  • et al.
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Abstract

This paper analyzes the relationship between the excessive use of social networking sites and physical and mental well-being of young adults. The first part of the paper reveals the physical and mental health concerns resulting in the excessive use of social networking sites. The second part of the paper uncovers the reasons why negative health impacts are associated with the excessive use of these social platforms. The third part of the paper addresses the possible solutions to minimize the negative health effects from the excessive use of social networking sites.

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