National Govt Survey on Japan Teens Digital Addiction
The Japan Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications releases research survey on teens mobile and internet usage: http://bit.ly/Ukpie9
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In recent years, smart phone has spread rapidly to high school students, the use of social media, including the message application and advance rapidly, a new form of communication that is completely different from the call and traditional mail is expanding. In addition, due to the flow, such as long-term use of social media, and an increase in dependent trend to a new form of communication are also designed to be a concern.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Institute for Information and Communications Policy, clarify the actual situation, in collaboration with the University of Tokyo Hashimoto laboratory, targeting about 15,000 Tokyo Metropolitan high school students, and relationships with friends and family environment and the actual use of smartphone apps and conducted with the environment surrounding the use of such, the research on the relationship between net dependent trend.