This paper is published in Volume-3, Issue-1, 2017
Computer Science
Suchitra Behera
Mahila College, Chaibasa, Jharkhand, India
Pub. Date
24 February, 2017
Paper ID
Addiction, Technology, Addiction, Obsession, Social Networking, Networking, Psychological Risk factor, Physical Improvement, Impulsive Internet Use.


Suchitra Behera. Internet Addiction & Social Values, International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology,

Suchitra Behera (2017). Internet Addiction & Social Values. International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, 3(1)

Suchitra Behera. "Internet Addiction & Social Values." International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology 3.1 (2017).


Internet addiction is described as an impulse control disorder, which does not involve the use of an intoxicating drug and is very similar to pathological gambling. Some internet users may develop an emotional attachment to online friends and activities they create on their computer and mobile screens. Internet users may enjoy aspects of the internet at hat allow them to meet, socialize and exchange ideas through the use of chat rooms. Social networking website or virtual communities are similar to other addiction. Those suffering from internet addiction use the virtual fantasy world to connect real people to the internet, as substitutions for real life human connection which they are unable to achieve normally. Internet addiction results in personal family academic financial and occupational problems that are characteristics of to their addictions, Impairments of real life relationship are disrupted as a result of the excessive use of the internet. Spend less time without real people in their lives and are often viewed as socially awkward. They are regulating the social values. Social Values from an important part of the culture of the society.Values provide the general guidelines for social conduct, values such as fundamental duties, Patriotism, respect for human dignity, rationally, sacrifice, individuality, equality, democracy etc. These are guides our behavior in many ways. The adolescent is the important stage of life, it makes the aims and direction of the life. During adolescent period Internet addiction causes the social values deprived and it results as a failure and stress full person for society. Social values are required for the development of a good society but the adolescent is neglecting and giving less priority to these values which are a major problem for our society.