The Effects of Facebook to Study Habits

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The Effects of Facebook to Study Habits

By | April 2013
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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 networking sites, people add other people as their friends regardless whether they know them or not. Also, when it comes to the male users, 80% of men adds women more than women adds men. Social networking sites are different than each other because they all try different ways to attract potential users. Facebook has “Relatioship status”, Twitter and Tumblr has a “follow” button and Friendster renovated. You can see the differences when you try each one yourself. Social networking sites according to the study in the internet, are addicting because you can stalk someone and see the photos of your friends from different locations, add a lot of friends as a competition against your friends, play games with your friends on some social networking sites and the excitement of putting a “status” is indeed exciting. As many of the 4th year high school students use these social networking sites as a way to increase their friendship with others, some have become addicted to it. Although social networking sites are not just the ones to blame if a student gets low grades. Other factors include day dreaming, video games, peer pressure, and others. Social network addiction can also cause students to over...