Internet addiction is rapidly becoming a compulsive disorder as well as a sign of failure to control impulse emotions and to limit Internet use. There are many signs to tell if someone is addicted to the Internet or emotionally dependant on the Internet. Some people are compulsive shoppers and they have to buy something online whenever their e... ... middle of paper ... ...sivity, Impulsivity, and Experiental Avoidance in Internet Pornography Use." Psychological Record 62.1 (2012): 3-17. Academic Search Premier.
bad Internet use. The Internet provides a ton of information and entertainment, and can be accessed from most smartphones, tablets, laptops, and desktop computers. (“Internet & Computer Addiction” N.P.) It is in this part of the article when the author explains how there is a difference between using the Internet as a tool, meaning when it is necessary, and taking advantage of it, and relying on it way too much. Many people do not realize they have Internet addiction and don’t realize that because they are so into the viral life they are loosing track of time, they have trouble completing tasks, and Isolation from important people such as family and friends.