Monthly Archives: September 2012

Cyberspace: A space for young adults to develop engaged and meaningful lives

Cyberspace: A space for young adults to develop engaged and meaningful lives For many years, cyberspace has always been an example of showing “a coin of two sides” and many parents would just focus on the adverse impact brought by … Continue reading

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Online communication technologies enhanced self-disclosure, social connectedness and well-being

Online communication technologies enhanced self-disclosure, social connectedness and well-being The younger generation has been the major computer and Internet users. However, it is still difficult to draw a conclusion on whether computer and the Internet use are good or bad … Continue reading

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Positive well-being based on Internet communication with close friends

Positive well-being based on Internet communication with close friends It is said that the emergence of the Internet is the greatest contribution to mankind because people can communicate without time and space limitations. However, others would say that the Internet … Continue reading

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Get your Grandpa a computer!

Get your Grandpa a computer! Many places in the world now are facing the aging problem. It comes along with the problem of increasing social burden since resources have to be saved for the caring of elders’ physical as well … Continue reading

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The impacts of self-esteem and life satisfaction on problematic Internet use

The impacts of self-esteem and life satisfaction on problematic Internet use We may frequently hear that Internet addicts would suffer disadvantages, such as, lack of self-confidence in normal social life. For example, it is because of the heavy use of … Continue reading

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Online communication is not better than face-to-face communication

Online communication is not better than face-to-face communication Today, it is because of the popularity of the Internet, there will always be a kind of electronic means of communication for everyone, for example, send and receive e-mail; inbox messages in … Continue reading

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E-Commerce promotes Social Trust

E-Commerce promotes Social Trust Buying online has becoming very popular nowadays. It even becomes part of life that people visit online shopping every day, such as Amazon, E-Bay, Groupon and Taobao. It becomes a community of users, including both buyers … Continue reading

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Can the Internet improve personal well-being?

Can the Internet improve personal well-being? How old people can spend their lives happily has become a social issue of common concern. When people are getting old, they gradually lose the ability to physical activities and the thinking process. Old … Continue reading

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Impulsivity personality is inclined to compulsive Internet use

Impulsivity personality is inclined to compulsive Internet use Compulsive Internet use refers to the state that Internet users cannot stop themselves from using the Internet even though they have to stop or they want to stop. Compulsiveness is not good. … Continue reading

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Facebook: A Platform to extend physical world to facilitate in building long-term friendship

Facebook: A Platform to extend physical world to facilitate in building long-term friendship There are many types of friends in our lives. We start a friendship by meeting a stranger. We may also meet someone occasionally because we belong to … Continue reading

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