Researchers compared brain scans of young people with ‘internet addiction disorder’ (IAD) with their peers and found damage to the white matter fibers connecting emotional processing, attention and decision making components.
Microblogging is booming in China, where users can circumvent state media and speak their mind. Some fear the government may try to use social networking sites to monitor public opinion.
Cuba is still a country of limited media. Just a few channels can be found on television. The Internet runs on dial up.
With more people getting into the Internet nowadays, it is not just surfing and getting or sourcing out information from the net. But it can be used for more important and relevant business and social activities such as networking, marketing, promotion, sales, dating, and many more.
Viral marketing has its similitude of being contagious a term coined for word of mouth, on the Internet. It is something of knowing, passing and receiving the information from other people about your website, service or product.
Justin Bieber is the most searched celebrity name in the search engine dethroning Lady Gaga.
A research from the University of Melbourne in Australia subjected 173 college students to test for problematic internet and gambling behaviors, around 5% of the students showed signs of gambling problems while 10% of the students posted as what considerably high enough to put them in the at risk category for internet ‘addiction’.
As parents, it does not come to us as a surprise to know that children nowadays can now be self taught and self learned themselves by surfing on the internet.