Here comes the most known report, the difference is its proven now with the survey conducted throughout America. Internet Users throughout America are facing less Face to Face time with the Family members. There new interest is in Social Networking, Online Browsing, Chat with new friends, hangout with friends, etc.,
Concentrating so much on social networking sites makes them fail in the family contact, survey reports . It was earlier reported through another survey that Social Networking reduces the interest of teens in studies. Now, the latest Survey reports of low and decreasing contacts and chats with family members.
This is real bad ah, family is first always but its hard to leave Internet as it contains so much entertainment. Teenage students also feel not only in America but throughout the world that “Without Internet their life will be like Hell”.
The Survey was conducted by by researchers at the Center for the Digital Future at the USC Annenberg School for Communication. Its shocking to learn from these reports that the rate of increase of people who say they are spending less time with family members have been jumped from 11 percent in 2006 to 26 percent in 2008.
According to Researchers, reports of feeling ignored, at least sometimes, by family members using the Internet also grew by 40 percent over the same period.
Michael Gilbert, author of The Disposable Male and a senior fellow at the Center, says that diminishing family time coincides with the explosive growth of social networks and the importance people place on them, a trend first reported in the Center’s 2007 surveys. The most reports from a family comes from Women in the family reporting that they are being ignored most of the time by the internet user of the family.
Gilbert added : “The family is our social foundation, society’s basic building block. We need to guard its health in what otherwise seems to be a boundless digital future.”