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People increasingly shunning social media over privacy, addiction, neuroticism concerns

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 22:36

A new study has revealed that the increase in the number of social media quitters is due to their concerns over privacy, internet addiction and neuroticism.

Japan to launch `Internet fasting` camps for web addicted kids

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 12:43

Japan is planning to propose `Internet fasting camps` in a bid to deal with more than half a million of the nation`s children who are addicted to the web, it has been revealed.

Americans spend 23 hours per week online, texting

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 20:38

Addicted to Internet! An average user in the US spends a staggering 23 hours a week emailing, texting and using social networking sites and other forms of online communication, new research has found.

What causes Internet addiction

Last Updated: Thursday, August 30, 2012, 16:07

In a new study, researchers have revealed the possible causes and effects of Internet addiction.

Internet addiction may predict substance use in teens

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 09:48

Researchers have warned that adolescents who are “internet addicts” may also be at increased risk of substance abuse.

Internet addiction is like drugs: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, January 12, 2012, 20:39

Addiction to the internet could cause damage to the brain similar.

Internet addiction ‘weakening mental capability`

Last Updated: Saturday, September 10, 2011, 16:19

Surfing the Internet is changing the way our brains work, reducing our ability to think and concentrate, a leading psychologist in the UK has warned.

Russia hit by internet addiction

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 10:43

Recent data suggests that between five and 14 percent of Russians show symptoms of internet addiction.

Russia hit by internet addiction

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 08:53

Psychologists in Russia say addiction to the web has begun affecting the teens.

Comedian lives in bathroom for 5 days to kick Internet addiction!

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 17:03

Queens comedian Mark Malkoff is known for the quirky things he is always up to, but this is his best yet, or worst, as he lives in his bathroom to get rid of his Internet addiction.

Number of web addicts in China soars: Survey

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 03, 2010, 15:49

The number of young Internet addicts in China soared to 24mn last year as the world`s largest web population exploded.