gave | Friday, February 19, 2021 – 11:43 | Last Updated: 19 02 2021 – 11:43
Digital transformation, which gained speed with the coronavirus epidemic, brought a new dimension in many areas from education to business life, from leisure time to shopping. Research has revealed that a person in Turkey spent 7 hours 57 minutes per day on the internet.
The “Digital 2021 Report”, which sheds light on the use of the internet in the world and the relationship of people with the internet, was published recently. The report drew attention to the figures for Turkey. According to the current data in the report, the number of social media users in Turkey increased by only 6 million last year reached 60 million. These figures, social media, nearly 70 percent of Turkey’s total population means that the user is.
WHAT DO WE DO ON THE INTERNET?
“Internet addiction can be defined as the inability of individuals to control their computer, tablet, smart phone or internet usage,” said Mehmet Başcıllar, lecturer at Istanbul Gelişim University. In the light of the data in the digital 2021 report, we can say that we spend approximately half of the time we spend in daily life on the Internet, except for sleep. On the other hand, we spend a significant part of the time we devote to the internet on social media platforms. Accordingly, we need to question again whether we really have enough control over internet usage. The World Economic Forum recently announced the skills it considers will gain importance in the future. It does not seem surprising that self-awareness and self-management are among these skills. I consider that the human-internet relationship will gain a new dimension in the near future and that human well-being will be at the center of this new dimension ”.
SO WHAT TO DO?