|Conference or Workshop Item
|600 Technology > 640 Home & family management
|LPPKN - National Population and Family Development Board, Malaysia: Family Well-Being Division
|Internet Usage, Communication technologies, Family, Society, Family well-being, Society stability
|Presenter is President of National Population and Family Development Board.
|This slide presentation shares about 65.1% Malaysians using the internet more than 9 hours. The population of internet users is 17.5 million out of a total of 28.6 million. Broadband penetration is 65% of the population in 2012. The positive impact on family is to enhance communication, strengthens relationships, enable parents to work from home and monitoring of children. Meanwhile, the negative impact on family are such as internet addiction, weakening family relationship, “narcissistic” behavior, excessive self-admiration especially among teens. Playing on the computer in the long term can lead to addiction, ill tempered nature and becoming antisocial. Children also can become more aggressive due to expose to violent games.