Teens Problem- online friendship

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Teens Problem
online friendship
Cheri Au (2)
Vivienne Li (21)
Tiffany Lo (22)
Lorraine Lo (23)
Jessie Pang (25)
Tiffany Wong (32)
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Introduction
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Recently, online friendship has become
common.
Show concern to this teen problem
Know more causes about this teen
problem
Study the consequences of online
friendship
Find solutions to solve this serious teen
problem.
Research Questions
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What is online friendship?
Why do teenagers make friends on Net?
What effects are resulted of making
friends on Net?
What are the solutions to solve the
problem of making friends on Net?
1. What is online friendship?
Internet relationships.
 It includes intimate relationships, between
people who make friends online via the
Internet.
 Develop in places like blogs,
online groups, Facebook etc.
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2. Why do teenagers make friends on Net?
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In busy life, meeting friends is not easy.
Relieve stress and make relationship
easier on net
Can hold real time audio and video
conversations over the internet.
Peer pressure.
2. Why do teenagers make friends on Net?
Age group
Data collected
13-14
Make friends – 48%
Boring – 34%
Embarrass when talking with friends face to face – 18%
15-17
Fun – 27%
Make more friends – 27%
Boring – 19%
Curiosity – 9%
More confident, not embarrassing – 9%
Pressure on study(relax) – 9%
18 or above
Curiosity – 50%
Less on communication skills on face to face - 17%
No friends – 17%
They like innovative and trendy ways of making friends –
16%
3.What are the effects of making friends
on Net?
Personal:
 Affect children's academic results and neglect their studies
 May make bad friends.
 Wangle their money / may be hurt when going out to
meet online friends.
 May accidently give out personal information so
others may know your address or phone number
etc.
Family:
 Children and their families will become alienated.
 The relationships with family members will worsen, decrease
their chances of communication and family problems will rise.
3.What are the
effects of making
friends on Net?
4.What are the solutions to solve the
problems of making friends on Net?
Individuals:
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Think critically
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Ask for family and friends' views before meeting online friends
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Seek assistance from social workers if there are any problems
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Join activities
Schools:
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Present talks and discuss the problem of making friends on Net with
the students
Police:
 Work with schools to strengthen communication
and public education, urge caution young
people using the Internet
Parents:
 Keep an eye on their children's online activities by surfing the
Net with their children
 Teach their children social skills so as to let them make more
friends
 Talk with their children to understand their thinking, help them
to solve their problems
 Inculcate the right attitude towards the Internet
 Arrange extra-curricular activities for their children.
Conclusion
Teens should:
 Think critically when making friends on Net
 Not give themselves too much pressure on
studies
 Seek help from family members, school and
social workers when facing any difficulties
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