What are your experiences with internet addiction?

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  1. midget38 profile image86
    midget38posted 11 years ago

    What are your experiences with internet addiction?

  2. janshares profile image93
    jansharesposted 11 years ago

    Besides hubpages? Lol, lol, lol, none. But from my new addiction to hubpages, I can imagine now what it must feel like to have a serious internet addiction to sites or activities that aren't as tame ;-)

    1. midget38 profile image86
      midget38posted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Oh yes. You're right on the button there, janshares! This is a healthy outlet for writing and writers, but there are so many unhealthy outlets on the net too. Thanks for sharing!

  3. Nyamache profile image60
    Nyamacheposted 11 years ago

    I am not sure if I am addicted but I love writing hubs, writing articles and posting them to article directories, engaging in forums discussions and writing content in my website.

    1. midget38 profile image86
      midget38posted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I"m sure you're not an addict but a very passionate writer, Nyamache! Thanks for sharing!

  4. Sapper profile image63
    Sapperposted 11 years ago

    I play a lot of games, not as much as I used to though. A few years ago I had quite a few 16+ hour days sitting in front of a computer. A couple extremely high energy dogs was a good fix for that, though.

    1. midget38 profile image86
      midget38posted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Oh yes, dogs surely take away time from the computer! Mine certainly do, and always show that it's time to eat. Thanks for sharing, Sapper!

  5. afmolinajr profile image40
    afmolinajrposted 11 years ago

    i watch a lot of videos on youtube and read a lot in the net.

    1. midget38 profile image86
      midget38posted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Youtube videos are important for writing here. As long as there is balance, it's fine!

  6. sameemsuhail profile image58
    sameemsuhailposted 11 years ago

    i like internet because it is the only way to share ur opinions with the whole world.

    1. midget38 profile image86
      midget38posted 11 years agoin reply to this

      That is so true!

    2. aadilswati profile image57
      aadilswatiposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      yaa this is true

  7. doctorulna profile image61
    doctorulnaposted 11 years ago

    social messengers like watsapp were easily addictive for me, especially when i have engaging friends online.Am equally getting addicted to writing on hubpages, i hope to checkmate that early enough.

    1. midget38 profile image86
      midget38posted 11 years agoin reply to this

      You just have to strike a balance! All the best to you on Hubpages!

  8. sereseus profile image69
    sereseusposted 11 years ago

    Nice question.My newest addiction is hubpages and also facebook.smile

    1. midget38 profile image86
      midget38posted 11 years agoin reply to this

      LOL! sereseus, welcome to the club!

  9. profile image52
    Jimjemzerposted 11 years ago

    Of course, for me, I always spend time on Facebook and searching information. I should have some time on Facebook or I will not be happy. Not now, before. I think I am addicted with Internet. I love using Internet. In our community, not too much people who use Internet. My father always angry me because of Internet.

  10. Goody5 profile image60
    Goody5posted 11 years ago

    I've found that when a certain web site gets overly addictive, that it's best just to go cold turkey and stay away from it all together. Keep on hubbing  smile

    1. midget38 profile image86
      midget38posted 11 years agoin reply to this

      True. If that site's addictive, we'd best avoid it! Thanks Goody 5!

  11. kathleenkat profile image84
    kathleenkatposted 11 years ago

    I probably have it. I think it goes in-and-out of extremity. Some days I can't go two minutes without checking my phone. Some days I'll check it in the car, or at work, or during meetings. I sat through an entire class one year in college, just surfing the net. I failed that class.

    Sometimes I'll be completely content not touching a computer for hours, and won't even think about it.

    I guess it just depends on what I'm doing, or "supposed" to be doing. I am bored easily. The internet is my go-to drug to alleviate boredom.

    Let me refer you to this article I read sometime back in Newsweek:
    http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2 … -says.html

  12. davidlivermore profile image93
    davidlivermoreposted 11 years ago

    I found myself addicted to chatting online when I was younger.  It was enough for me to neglect my studies and drop out of college.  If I didn't keep myself active in other ways, all I would do is chat online with almost total strangers.

  13. profile image52
    Druks worldposted 11 years ago

    It has become my habit of searching for ans/solution of every small problem..sometime i sat infront of laptop till 3 am,mostly i'm addict to facebook,youtube,skype and wikihow.


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