The Tech Zone babe Tammy (zie pic) heeft een klein artikel in elkaar gemikt over het fenomeen internetverslaving. Hieronder wat info over de 'symptomen':
How can you tell if you are addicted? The following questions from the site should help you find out your status:
Another place to determine your level of Internet addiction is at this site. Of course, the title of the article is: “Addicted to Your Computer? Take Our Online Quiz to Find Out.” Now, this could be seen as an enabling tool to those who are addicts by having them complete a quiz on the very thing the article argues against using too much. On the other hand, it could be seen as a way to educate those who are going to be online anyway. This is a very interesting article and quiz, so if you have any questions about your level of Internet use, please take a look.
- Do you feel preoccupied with the Internet? For instance having to go back to The Techzone every few minutes to make sure you haven’t missed anything? Wait, that’s a good thing. Okay, nix this example.Let’s see…like, perhaps, looking at any other technical sites, that could never possibly compare to The Techzone?
- Do you feel the need to use the Internet with increasing amounts of time in order to achieve satisfaction (please do not refer to Addiction 1 here).
- Do you stay on-line longer than originally intended? (You haven’t missed work again, have you?)
- Have you jeopardized or risked the loss of a significant relationship, job, educational, or career opportunity because of the Internet? In other words, did you tell the company you could not take the promotion, because it would interfere with quality time between you and Cassandra (a little nickname for your PC)?