Many parents are becoming concerned with the amount of time that their youngsters are spending on their computers specially when they are tapped into the internet. Youth use the internet for many different purposes. Some are avid game players and with the use the internet as a resource for this. There is no doubt that socializing and the internet now go hand in hand.
The use of the internet is raising the question as to whether there is such a thing as “internet addiction, and the answer to that is it seems so. All one has to do is look at the news about the internet and there is plenty to be found there where incidents have taken place that are being attributed to internet addiction.
What adds to the concerns about this type of addiction is that it is not just applicable to kids and youth as there are many adults that are addicted to it as well. Many jokes are made about people being addicted to their cell phones, but in reality and on a more serious note is the addiction not really an internet addiction? No matter what it is something that can’t be ignored.