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Social Media Addiction And Rising Concern Of Social Media Addiction

Priya Soni, Law Department, Amity University Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Dr. Arvind Kumar Singh, Assistant Professor, Law Department, Amity University Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh


In present time social media addiction is increasing day by day, there is no generation left who does not use social media children, young people and old people, everyone is addicted the social media and that is most common adolescents. There is a withdrawal symptom may be felt by a person when they do not. Social media is also very beneficial for old age people who live together it is best for their entertainment. There are social media websites including: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tik Tok, Snapchat, WhatsApp But there are advantages their it is possible there are disadvantages there.

Social media can affect the persons mental health that can be result is sleeping problem, depression and vice versa. If a person is engaged in other work but their brain also stuck on social media when they realize they are free, then their first work will be to use social media. Addiction to social media is a growing problem, adolescents spent an average of 5 hours a day on social media.

In this research paper I will investigate the level of social media used in our surroundings and get to know how much people get affected to these and why it is so addictive. There are multiple potential explanatory pathways via online harassment, sleep, self – esteem and body images are investigated by investigators. We should identify the signs of social media addiction and decrease time on social media.


Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

Abbreviation: IJLLR

ISSN: 2582-8878


Accessibility: Open Access

License: Creative Commons 4.0

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