Research + News | Topic: Addiction
May 20, 2021
How Did We Get So Stuck On Social Media?
Our complicated relationship with social media might be simpler than it feels. Just remember how it started. Read the article here.
Mar 12, 2021
Almost 40% Of University Students Surveyed Are Addicted To Their Phones
A team of researchers at King’s College London has found that nearly 40% of students surveyed exhibited symptoms of addiction to their smartphone. Read the article here.
Mar 10, 2021
Teens And Their Smartphone Addictions
Addictions can develop in response to things other than chemical substances — smartphones, video gaming, certain forms of enabling and so on. Read the article here.
Mar 5, 2021
Lonely Adolescents Are Susceptible To Internet Addiction
Loneliness is a risk factor associated with adolescents being drawn into compulsive internet use. Read the article here.
Sep 28, 2020
‘The Social Dilemma’ And The Big Dilemma
The film examines how tech giants like Google, Facebook, Twitter, and others are able to bend our will toward company profit by perfectly curating our online experience. Read the article here.
Sep 22, 2020
Living With Children: The Realities Of Teens And Smartphones
Here is the short list of “realities” concerning smartphones and teenagers. Read the article here.
Sep 11, 2020
‘Nomophobia’: 9 In 10 College Students Battle Fear Of Being Without Smartphone
Researchers conclude that “nomophobia,” or the fear of being out of smartphone contact, is “extremely common” among college students. Read the article here.
Jul 3, 2020
Compulsive Internet Use By Teens Linked To Emotional Issues
A new study has found internet addiction in teenagers leads to difficulty regulating emotions. Read the article here.
Jun 8, 2020
A New TikTok Clone Hit The Top Of The App Store By Paying Users To Watch Videos
TikTok has a new competitor: Zynn, a nearly button-for-button clone of TikTok that differentiates itself with one key twist — it pays users to sign up, watch videos, and convince others to follow suit. Read the article here.
May 15, 2020
How Social Media Harms Boys And Girls Differently
For girls, social media may be more harmful than heroin. Read the article here.