- Words: 2044
- Length: 7 Pages
- Topic: Education - Computers
- Paper #: 33857678
In fact, Eijnden at al (2008) found that shy or socially anxious youth did not use instant messaging to foster friendships and instead used the Internet and their computers mainly for games and other non-social activities.
When used judiciously to promote healthy identity formation and development or to facilitate human communications, the Internet can be a boon for society. However, the Internet has quickly become an emblem of deep-rooted social