International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | Philippines | Volume 13 Issue 3, March 2024 | Rating: 5.6 / 10

Impact of Social Media on Grade 7 Students Well - Being: A Study at Guisguis National High School

Ilyne M. Maya [2]

Abstract: The rapid increase in social media use among young people has raised concerns about its impact on their psychosocial attributes. This study examines the effects of social media engagement on Grade 7 students psychosocial attributes at Guisguis National High School, highlighting the relationship between social media use and aspects like interpersonal relationships and life satisfaction. Employing the descriptive research method, data was collected through self - report questionnaires, and a modified survey was utilized for assessment. The study reveals that Grade 7 learners exhibit a moderate level of understanding and responsibility in their social media usage. The learners demonstrate a high level of interpersonal relationship skills, life satisfaction, responsible online socialization, and positive social interaction. Findings suggest a positive correlation between responsible social media engagement and psychosocial well - being, underscoring the importance of fostering healthy digital habits among young learners The findings hold implications for learners, teachers, and the school community in understanding the effects of social media use on psychosocial well - being and in developing guidelines to protect learners' mental health while benefiting from social media platforms.

Keywords: Social Media, Psychosocial Attributes, Impact, Screentime, Content

Edition: Volume 13 Issue 3, March 2024,

Pages: 1701 - 1704

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