The Predictive Roles Of Social Safeness And Flourishing On Problematic Facebook Use

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Uysal, Recep. “The predictive roles of social safeness and flourishing on problematic Facebook use.” South African Journal of Psychology. Jun 2015, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p182-193. 12p. 2 Charts. EBSCOhost Web. 02-26-2016. Recep Uysal is a psychological counselor in private school, who also conducted a survey about how Facebook using plays a negative role in people’s lives. He has been dedicating himself to researching the problematic Facebook use and social safeness. He has a lot of experience in the field of the relationships between social safeness, flourishing and problematic social media using. This article provides a prediction of how people’s social safeness and sense of flourishing. It is supposed to see that problematic social media using plays a negative role in affecting people, especially young teenagers, by reducing their social safeness and flourishing. In addition, excessive online social media using can also be negatively related to both subjective happiness and subjective vitality. As my research topic as how Facebook affects our relationships with the other people, the article written by Recep Uysal gives me an overlook about which role, negative or positive, about Facebook using plays in our social lives. From the research subject, it is easy to conclude that Facebook using changes our way of social interacting and our mindset, making us being more vulnerable while facing loneliness, becoming more addicted to seeking online comfort. This article…

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