Why Are You Addicted to the Internet?

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  1. Shealy Healy profile image58
    Shealy Healyposted 14 years ago

    What are you searching for? Why are you on the internet?
    Shealy Healy

    1. Debby Bruck profile image67
      Debby Bruckposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Truthfully, I am addicted to the internet. I do not watch television and my radio listening has reduced considerably since starting social networking. Taking hours of every day blogging and becoming a citizen journalist, interacting with many people on Twitter, writing Hubpages and reading the works of other great authors takes time.

      In addition, as the administrator, owner and founder of another social network that has over 1200 members in just 6 months, it has become a full-time job. I still say this is an addiction because I don't want to miss any of the activity. This means waking up and going to the computer, or basically staying up all night.

      Here is my article about internet addition:  j.mp/3opSfJ

    2. profile image0
      Janettaposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      I'm procrastinating. Plain and simple big_smile

    3. LiamBean profile image81
      LiamBeanposted 14 years agoin reply to this


    4. mailxpress profile image51
      mailxpressposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      A few years ago I was addicted.  I didn't always have a computer and do know life without one.  Now I feel it's just a part of my life.  Am I still addicted?  To a point.  I started researching ways to earn extra income online and now I write about it to share my experience and yes I am earning.  I spend at least 3 hours a day five days a week on the computer.  I work growing my online business and work cleaning out my three email accounts.
      This is a very good Forum.  I will be back to read more.

  2. Jackson Riddle profile image47
    Jackson Riddleposted 14 years ago

    Hub pages, duh!

  3. profile image0
    Adnan Habibposted 14 years ago

    Because i am loving it... smile

  4. profile image52
    moneymenposted 14 years ago

    Because its endless source of information and that is my food big_smile

  5. hotouch profile image55
    hotouchposted 14 years ago

    because of its sharing behavior and i love to share views and information

  6. Bentley Life profile image60
    Bentley Lifeposted 14 years ago

    I will soon live here when they expand my fiber optical package All I will need is a small property for my pc.

  7. blondepoet profile image66
    blondepoetposted 14 years ago

    Im not actually addicted it is my fingers that are the culprit. They have a mind of their own, they click me on web pages, click me into chat programs... I try to control them....alas and alack what is a girl meant to do?
    Ooooo I get so frustrated with those little pinkys!!!

  8. earnestshub profile image83
    earnestshubposted 14 years ago

    BP lovely one, you are back, and may I say lookin good!!! lol

    1. blondepoet profile image66
      blondepoetposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Oh it is the dashing and swashbuckling Earnest why flattery will get u everywhere Missed you too !!!!

  9. andromida profile image59
    andromidaposted 14 years ago

    I am not addicted to Internet at all,neither I m searching anything.But I love to enjoy forum talks.

  10. Philent profile image70
    Philentposted 14 years ago

    a lot of things..info, friends, hubpages, fun, fun and fun!

  11. lorlie6 profile image74
    lorlie6posted 14 years ago

    It's better than drugs or alcohol!

  12. repstrydiefly profile image66
    repstrydieflyposted 14 years ago

    The internet is not necessarily addicting unless you just get on for FUN things. The internet has many opportunities for LEARNING, JOBS, SOCIAL NETWORKING, MEETING FRIENDS, SHOPPING, and BUSINESS. So not everybody that gets on the internet is "addicted" to it, but more than likely just utilizing it's positive opportunities.

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image54
      prettydarkhorseposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      fiber optic and the internet is the greatest invention of the modern world,

  13. mroricle1973 profile image60
    mroricle1973posted 14 years ago

    Internet marketing...  It use to be facebook, but now I want to make a living online..  Being that things change constantly, I have to keep up...  So I try to get involved with as many social sights that I can...  Twitter, Fb, MySpace, Digg, Stumbleupon, MyBlogLog...  I am spread everywhere...  Eventually I will nail down my niche and take it from there.

  14. yoshi97 profile image58
    yoshi97posted 14 years ago

    Free porn? Um ... I mean ... helping to stamp out all the free porn on the internet ... yeah ... that's it. smile

  15. profile image56
    jlspartzposted 14 years ago

    Everything, absolutely everything.  Social networking, business, learning, shopping, games, internet marketing, forums, hacking wink LOL, the list goes on.  When I'm somewhere without connection, I'll usually just crack a wireless connection to get on.  I'm addicted, but not to a single thing.  Been on since '89 using gopher and FTP (I was 7 years old) back then, until a graphical browser came out in '93.

  16. globaltechsource profile image60
    globaltechsourceposted 14 years ago

    Best way to meet great minds and choose meaningful content

  17. profile image0
    A Texanposted 14 years ago

    Why Are You Addicted to the Internet?

    Cheaper than heroin!

  18. rebekahELLE profile image87
    rebekahELLEposted 14 years ago

    o.k., this is it, my last post here ... for a while.

    the internet is really a love/hate relationship for me.

    I love learning, reading anything at the touch of a click, interacting with others, but I also love being outdoors and spending time with family/friends,

    should be cleaning my house. hmm

  19. wrenfrost56 profile image55
    wrenfrost56posted 14 years ago

    Because there is just so much to discover and do. I'm not really looking for anything I just like the stuff I find.

  20. donotfear profile image85
    donotfearposted 14 years ago

    I'd rather be addicted to the internet searching for answers, learning, exploring and communicating rather than watching secular television and soap operas all day.

  21. michael1mars profile image40
    michael1marsposted 14 years ago

    Because TV is boring

  22. beefsteakcharlies profile image57
    beefsteakcharliesposted 14 years ago

    I have no life therefore its the internet or stare at the wall wondering whether that spider is looking at me all day. When i get a life my bond with t'interweb will be broken. Expect me to be here for some time

  23. Shealy Healy profile image58
    Shealy Healyposted 14 years ago

    I am addicted to the internet because I can't stop working once I have started. But, I have to be working on something that I love.

  24. divacratus profile image87
    divacratusposted 14 years ago

    I am addicted to the internet because I love reading and there's SO much of information available online! The moment I decide to just relax a bit, something else interesting pops up.

    And of course, Stumbleupon isn't helping anything. I just started using it, and boy oh boy am I hooked!


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