Social Media Addiction Among Senior High School Learners
Keywords:Social Media Addiction, Senior High School, Facebook Addiction Scale
Social media has been widely accessible to all in the advent of new technology specifically in the emergence of mobile devices. Many researchers are studying related to the effects of social media on the different walks and aspects of life. The study aims at profiling and identifying the extent of social media addiction of senior high school students of Butuan City School of Arts and Trade. The study was administered to 513 senior high students with social media accounts. It was found out that 294 out of 513 are social media addicts and mostly use Facebook. The majority of social media addicts are female, grade 12 students, and 18 years of age.
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