Facebook Addiction is not a recognized clinical disorder. Hundreds of millions of people use Facebook to keep in touch with friends and family, plan events, receive news, and play games.
For most, Facebook is a useful and enjoyable way of interacting with others online. However, some users claim to be addicted or obsessed with Facebook and have difficulty logging off even after they have been on for hours.
Facebook allows users to keep in touch with others by means of communicating effortlessly. By means of a single post to read on, and it will guide you to get some updates with a simple click and tap.
People from different group shared his interests to be connected as usual. But, there are some point that Internet addiction and social network addiction recognized as psychological disorders all over the world.
There are different levels of social network addiction. Based from different studies that Facebook purpose is for academic procrastination. One interesting finding of the research was that people tended to be unaware of just how much time they really spent in using it. And the effect this might have on their academic performance.
On the other hand, Social network addiction has been noted that there may be a correlation between low self-esteem and a sense of social inadequacy. It seems that many types of social interaction which would present great challenges in the real world for certain types of individuals have been rendered much easier for them in the virtual world, thus putting them at a higher risk of becoming addicted to Facebook and the like.
Here is another, A Mexican study found that Facebook addicts had a higher incidence of depression and lower physical and general self-esteem levels than less frequent Facebook users.
There are many factors that determine the characteristics of Internet and social network addictions in different parts of the world. The nature and scope of these problems are not only affected by technological advancement and the number of computers connected to the internet per capita and other such quantitative data, but cultural factors are also key in determining the local incidence of these addictions.
Social networks have changed the ways we interact with each other enormously. One thing that has changed dramatically is the concept of meeting people. Social network addictions may not be as dramatic as Internet gaming addictions, for example, seem to be in some Asian countries, the rapid growth of social networks both in reach and in the number of interaction possibilities, poses new problems everyday for the elaboration of solid diagnostic criteria. There are some considerations that must be up in here like sharing information with many people and it is a ‘net etiquette’ we get into. And it makes unfamiliar seems to be familiar in the way of searching and getting information from other people. Facebook Addiction partially driven by this never-ending desire for more information. This reasoning also applies to the appeal of the internet.