Tag Archives: internet addiction
The University of Maryland did a study to prove what most of us already know: teenagers are hooked to the internet and their tech devices. The study was conducted by the International Center for Media and Public Affairs and included 2,000 participants. The participants were all students at colleges and universities all over the world. [...]
Many people feel that with the advances in technology we are moving towards a more anti-social/stay-home society. The movie Wall-E did a good job of showing what a society like this may end up being; major weight gain, people mentally lost in a cyber world, individuals extremely oblivious to a non-virtual world. The upcoming movie Surrogate takes this concept a step further by showing us what the world would be like if we were all able to simply plug in and let a robot physically live our lives for us. With the advances in technology it seems that we have more opportunities to connect with one another, so are people really getting lost in a cyber world, or is this an exaggeration of the statistics of internet usage?