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What You Need to Know About Internet Addiction
2 years ago

What You Need to Know About Internet Addiction

Meet psychologist Dr. Kimberly Young; she was the first to ever research internet addiction. She wrote the first book, Caught in the Net, to identify internet addiction as a new disorder, was …
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Is Selfie Addiction A Real Thing?
2 years ago

Is Selfie Addiction A Real Thing?

By  • Internet, Tech

When Oxford Dictionaries announced that selfie was going into its online dictionaries—and also made it Word of the Year in 2013—it underscored our society’s new obsession: taking photos of ourselves. …
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A Guide to Overcoming the Digital Distraction Habit
2 years ago

A Guide to Overcoming the Digital Distraction Habit

Digital distractions plague all of us to varying extents. From smartphones to email to videogames to Facebook, this guide is for people who have trouble fighting off the temptations and distractions of the …
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Drugs & Selfies on Social Media
2 years ago

Drugs & Selfies on Social Media

Dr. Robert Muggah’s typical working day involves drugs, guns, and violence. At the SecDev Foundation in Canada and the Igarapé Institute in Rio de Janiero, his team monitors …
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Can Digital Dieting Prevent Internet Addiction?
2 years ago

Can Digital Dieting Prevent Internet Addiction?

Internet addiction in all its guises is a continually growing worldwide pandemic. Enter psychologist Dr. Kimberly Young who identified internet addiction as a new disorder in 1995.

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High Five All The Things!
2 years ago

High Five All The Things!

By  • Internet

We can all use a few more high fives!

So try to high five a friend today. Hell, try to high five 2 friends! If you’re stuck on your computer all day, you …
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Diagnosing Internet Addiction is a Tricky Thing
2 years ago

Diagnosing Internet Addiction is a Tricky Thing

By  • Internet, Tech

The idea of diagnosing internet addiction as a clinical condition is controversial — it’s still not an official diagnosis — but we’ve learned a lot about what it might be …
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Entrepreneurship & the Addiction Connection
3 years ago

Entrepreneurship & the Addiction Connection

Sleeplessness, obsession, scanning your surroundings for opportunity or danger; moments of exultant triumph and euphoria; ditches of disappointment and anxiety—the life of a committed entrepreneur can sometimes seem like that …
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Too Many Likes: The Reality of Facebook Addiction
3 years ago

Too Many Likes: The Reality of Facebook Addiction

By  • Internet, Tech

When someone becomes dependent upon Facebook for social interactions, they’ll probably spend increasing amounts of time on the social network. For some, what starts as a 1-hour-per-day hobby can escalate to …
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Love Addiction and Internet Dating
3 years ago

Love Addiction and Internet Dating

By  • Internet, Sex

For some, Internet dating sites like Tinder, OKCupid, or Momo are too arresting to use judicially. Although someone living with love addiction consciously wants true and everlasting love, they are …
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