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technology addiction

Groundswell of Concern Over Teenage Media Addiction

Mothers Against Media Addiction (MAMA) and the Center for Humane Technology are organizing against smartphone addiction.

March Madness: America’s Out of Control Smartphone Gambling Addiction

Have state governments sold their own citizens out for a slice of the fortune being spent on smartphone gambling?

Does the Fear of Missing Out (FoMO) Lead to Internet and Smartphone Addiction?

The Fear of Missing Out (FoMO) can lead to excessive use of social media, smartphones and the internet, with negative health consequences.

Almost Half of U.S. Teens Say They’re Addicted to Their Phones

New studies show a quarter of smartphone users – and nearly half of American teens – are addicted to their phones.

European Union Considers Regulating “Addictive Design” of Online Services

The European Parliament has voted to adopt a report on the “addictive design of online services” and to draft legislation to regulate addictive design.

Can You Get Addicted to Tech?

Technology addiction happens when people cannot stop using their tech even when it is causing real problems in their lives.