What are your experiences with internet addiction?

Jump to Last Post 1-13 of 13 discussions (22 posts)
  1. midget38 profile image90
    midget38posted 6 years ago

    What are your experiences with internet addiction?

  2. janshares profile image96
    jansharesposted 6 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 image90
      midget38posted 6 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 image46
    Nyamacheposted 6 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 image90
      midget38posted 6 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 image75
    Sapperposted 6 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 image90
      midget38posted 6 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 image45
    afmolinajrposted 6 years ago

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

    1. midget38 profile image90
      midget38posted 6 years agoin reply to this

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

  6. sameemsuhail profile image57
    sameemsuhailposted 6 years ago

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

    1. midget38 profile image90
      midget38posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      That is so true!

    2. aadilswati profile image56
      aadilswatiposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      yaa this is true

  7. doctorulna profile image59
    doctorulnaposted 6 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 image90
      midget38posted 6 years agoin reply to this

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

  8. sereseus profile image69
    sereseusposted 5 years ago

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

    1. midget38 profile image90
      midget38posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      LOL! sereseus, welcome to the club!

  9. profile image50
    Jimjemzerposted 5 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 image63
    Goody5posted 5 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 image90
      midget38posted 5 years agoin reply to this

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

  11. kathleenkat profile image80
    kathleenkatposted 5 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 image96
    davidlivermoreposted 5 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 image50
    Druks worldposted 5 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.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)