Cyber-Relationship Addiction – addiction to social networking, chat rooms, texting, and electronic communication to the purpose wherever virtual, on-line friends become additional vital than real-life relationships with family and friends.
In the last four to five years, the availability and low cost of “smart phones” and Wi-Fi access has resulted in an even bigger explosion of internet related addictions.The Office for National Statistics says that 30.1 million adults in the UK accessed the internet almost every day in 2010 and the popularity of social networking sites continues to flourish.But what if we really do start to become part of a cyber world? Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD) is the term used to describe a number of subtype problems which are all essentially characterised by excessive and inappropriate use of the internet or computer. We each use the internet for different reasons maybe to work or to chat with friends abroad and avoiding the internet can be almost impossible thanks to smart phones.That is why it is important that you know how to use a computer and the internet or learn if you don’t know.Another reason why you should be well educated on the internet and computer use is because you are better able to fully understand the dangers of them.
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