Internet Addiction And Impulsivity Among University Students
Unsalver, Baris Onen
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The progress in technology adds to the new ways of communication between people. In our age, online communication has taken the place of face to face communication. People express themselves, become friends and in a way become who they are through the tools of social media. Many biological and psychological factors may affect the choi ce o f people fo r communi ca ting th rough so cial media. According to the 2016 statistical reports of “We Are Social”, 3,419 billion people are online worlwide. 2,307 billion internet users are actively using social media. Of the 3790 billion mobile phone users 1968 billion use their mobile phones for reaching social media. Turkey has a population of 79,14 million and 46.3 million are online. 42 million of internet users are actively using social media. 36 million of these users use their mobile phones for social media purposes.