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

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

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

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.

Cyberbullying puts teens at risk of depression, substance abuse

Teenage victims of cyberbullying are more likely to develop symptoms of depression, substance abuse and internet addiction, a new study has revealed.

Internet addiction to be added to list of mental disorders

Children addicted to the internet could soon be classed as mentally ill, it has been claimed.

What causes Internet addiction

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

Internet addiction may predict substance use in teens

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

Internet addiction is like drugs: Study

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

Russia hit by internet addiction

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

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

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

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

Teen internet addicts more apt to self harm: Study

Adolescents who are addicted to the internet are more likely than non-addicted teens to engage in self-injurious behaviours, according to a new study released.

Teen internet addicts more apt to self harm: Study

Adolescents who are addicted to the internet are more likely than non-addicted teens to engage in self-injurious behaviours, according to a new study released.