Use Of Technology: Determination Of Time That Young People Between 12 And 18 Use Technological Equipment
The technology has penetrated in all human activities in a positive way, but there are many questions about the impact on society due to the significant time devoted to it, especially by young people. Activities such as reading, homework or self-education are relegated by others linked to virtual communication and entertainment. The research underlying this article, held in Quito, Ecuador, has established that young people between 12 and 18 years old, spend per day on average 7h50 to television, the computer, the video game consoles, to music players, to the mobile phone and the landline. The intensive use of these devices shows that, the behavior of young people and the strategies to reach, them have changed. It`s necessary to understand this new reality.
Technology; time of use; youth.
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