internet addiction

Facebook

People Who Base Their Self-Worth on Others Are More Likely to Be Facebook Addicts

A study published in “Computers in Human Behavior” found that this trait was a better predictor than self-esteem alone.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.22.18
You'll Sleep When You're Dead

High Speed Internet Is Causing Widespread Sleep Deprivation, Study Finds

First of its kind study establishes causal link between broadband internet and sleep deprivation.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.3.18
#EmptyLife

I Used Nothing But a Fake Social Media App for the Weekend

Welcome to Binky: the social media wasteland of your nightmares.
Caroline Haskins
6.12.17
Instagram

We’re So Addicted to Our Gadgets That ‘Unplugged’ Tourism Is Booming

I paid $300 a night to travel to the Amazon and get away from the internet.
Marina Lopes
10.7.16
video

The Hell Of Not Being Able to Leave the Internet, As Captured By Werner Herzog

A clip from his new documentary showcases the dark side of the cloud.
ALEX PASTERNACK
8.18.16
Reviews

What’s Round and Always in Do-Not-Disturb Mode? The ‘Anti-Smartphone’

Is the Runcible ‘anti-smartphone’ a cure for what ails us?
Kieran Delamont
6.24.16
Features

China Has Had Enough of Its Illegal Internet Cafés

The government is targeting an iconic cultural institution: the sketchy net café.
Jamie Fullerton
12.8.15
mental health

Inside a Chinese Internet Addiction Rehab Center

A documentary captures the awkwardness and recovery of IRL escapees.
Clinton Nguyen
7.11.15
Internet

Is the Internet Down

It was just working and now it's not.
Jason Koebler
2.6.15
Culture

Study Says Six Percent of People Worldwide Are Addicted to the Internet

According to a sort of shabby meta-analysis.
Ben Richmond
12.19.14
mental health

The Hidden Danger of Internet Addiction Mania: Sketchy Treatment Centers

China is leading the way in treatment bootcamps, but also abuse.
Whitney Mallett
6.7.14
Motherboard Blog

For the First Time, a US Hospital Will Offer Rehab for Internet Addiction

But is being hooked on the web really a psychiatric condition, like alcohol or drug addiction?
Meghan Neal
9.2.13