Today most of the teenagers are passionate about internet. If the teenagers use the internet and computer wisely, in limited time and for good purpose, this will not make a bad effect on them. But if they use internet for any unwanted information or sites then it might affect them very badly. These negative impacts will not only affect the teenager, but it indirectly affects all the family members.
Teenagers or school, college going students, usually uses internet for getting more information on the assignment topics or for school projects. This way they can get updated with all the information that happens across the world. This way they will start getting addicted to computer. For each and every doubt they will start depending on the computer. Through computer they can get a better and clear picture about the topic, when compared to their text books.
One of the bad and very common addictions that teenagers have on internet is the interest in playing various computer games. Teenagers will sit and play various games for hours. They will also do chatting for hours and there is a chance of developing a relationship through the chat, with people whom they do not know. This can be at risk as there is no idea that the other person is. All these activities just take a click and fraction of second.
This will make them more comfortable and they will continue to do the same. There is a risk of children becoming more obese, since teens sit in front of the computer for the whole day, and then there is no exercise for his body. This will make him unhealthy and prone to many diseases. Internet addiction can be considered very similar to other addictions like drugs, alcohol and smoking. The only difference is that internet addiction is not that harmful when compared to alcohol, smoking.