internet addiction


What to Do When Your Phone Is Eroding Your Mental Health

A new study suggests there may be more than just a link between smartphone reliance and depression: The one may cause the other.


People Who Base Their Self-Worth on Others Are More Likely to Be Facebook Addicts

A study published in “Computers in Human Behavior” found that this trait was a better predictor than self-esteem alone.


High Speed Internet Is Causing Widespread Sleep Deprivation, Study Finds

First of its kind study establishes causal link between broadband internet and sleep deprivation.


I Used Nothing But a Fake Social Media App for the Weekend

Welcome to Binky: the social media wasteland of your nightmares.


Quitting the Internet Is as Hard as Quitting Drugs, Study Finds

"Never log off" has taken on a whole new meaning.


We’re So Addicted to Our Gadgets That ‘Unplugged’ Tourism Is Booming

I paid $300 a night to travel to the Amazon and get away from the internet.


The Hell Of Not Being Able to Leave the Internet, As Captured By Werner Herzog

A clip from his new documentary showcases the dark side of the cloud.


What’s Round and Always in Do-Not-Disturb Mode? The ‘Anti-Smartphone’

Is the Runcible ‘anti-smartphone’ a cure for what ails us?


China Has Had Enough of Its Illegal Internet Cafés

The government is targeting an iconic cultural institution: the sketchy net café.


Netiquette 101: How Much Internet Is Too Much Internet?

When your perspective, your health, and even your home are laid to waste by your insatiable desire to check all of your Facebook notifications.


Inside the South Korean Rehab Clinic that Treats Gaming Addicts With a German Sci-Fi Novel

In a country where 14 percent of teens are addicted to electronic media, an emerging rehab industry is finding new ways to reintroduce people to the real world.


Inside a Chinese Internet Addiction Rehab Center

A documentary captures the awkwardness and recovery of IRL escapees.