Internet adiction Myth or Reality?

I know that internet addiction is a falacy, my research prooves this to be the case. I began my extensive online researches at 1 pm yesterday (Saturday 25 March) and took a break, to write this blog at 9 am on Sunday 26 March. Must go now I can feel that research project calling!

It is easy to mock those who postulate that addiction to the internet is a problem (see, for example many of the responses to an article carried by The Independent on 12 January 2012,, however is addiction to the World Wide Web merely a figment of the over active emaginations of researchers or is there an underlying problem?

To test this hypothesis I have decided not to use the internet (starting on Monday 26 March and recommencing my online activities on Saturday 31 March). OK I’ll qualify that statement. I won’t use the internet, in a personal capacity during this period including online browsing using my PC, my mobile, my Ipod and my I-pad. Due to my job necessitating the use of a computer and, on occasions accessing information online I will, however (of necessity) access the online world, for work purposes during this time-frame.

Wish me luck! I’ll report back next weekend.


About kevinmorris101

I live and work in London and blog as a hobby. If you would like to contact me please send an email to animalia at (the address is rendered in this manner in order to try and defeat spammers)!
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  1. Pingback: Internet Addiction a brief research study | My Blog

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