Emergence of Technology in Indian Society and Social Wellbeing of Adolescent
Gunjan Anand1, Amit Kumar2
1Dr. Gunjan Anand (Asst. Prof)Prestige Institute of Management, Indore India.
2Dr. Amit Kumar (Asst. Prof.)IBMR, IPS Academy Indore India.
Manuscript received on 23 August 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 06 September 2019. | Manuscript published on 30 September 2019. | PP: 939-943 | Volume-8 Issue-11, September 2019. | Retrieval Number: K18120981119/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.K1812.0981119
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Abstract: The study concentrates on introduction of technology for social use and its impact on social wellbeing of adolescent. 378 adolescent from 13 different CBSE schools in India has been targeted for the analysis. 180 male teenagers and 198 female teenagers of three ‘class standard’ viz. 5th, 8th & 10th are targeted. The age of the teenagers range from 10 yrs to 18 yrs. Independent T-test & Pearson Correlation analysis is done through SPSS 20. Impact of technology on social wellbeing of adolescent is analyzed using T-test and association of level of ‘technological gadgets used’ and ‘social wellbeing of teenagers’ is evaluated using ‘Pearson Correlation’. The study found female teenagers are fonder of technological gadgets ((M= 3.9343, SD= 0.3455) & available on social platform for long time than male teenagers (M= 3.8068, SD= 0.4152). Strong inverse relationship is identified between ‘level of technology used and social wellbeing’ of teenagers. With a positive increase in usage of gadgets there would be considerable decrease in social involvement of adolescent (Correlation Value = -1: .903). Excessive use of gadgets, social media, virtual social connection through social connecting sites leading to low social wellbeing & exchanges of adolescent in India.
Keywords: Social Media, Social Wellbeing, Social Involvement, Adolescent, Teenagers, Technology.
Scope of the Article: Marketing and Social Sciences