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July 24, 2012Net Nanny for Android 2.0
Jun 09, 2014
With people using the Internet more often, Internet addiction is become a more increasing problem. Chat rooms, social media, e-mail, online gaming, online shopping, and videos have overtaken some people’s lives to the point it can be considered an addiction.
As a result, some have become emotionally attached to the Internet. Internet addiction can have similar effects as other addictions. Personal, family, financial, and other problems arise because of this addiction.
Real life communication and relationships are replaced with virtual relationships. People who are addicted and attempt to cut down on Internet use often experience similar withdrawal symptoms as those with other addictions.
As with any addiction, there are warning signs:
If you or someone you know has an internet addiction, there are things you can do to break the habit:
Another option is installing an Internet monitor that will keep track of how much time you spend online. Net Nanny is an internet filter but it can also monitor time spent browsing the web. Use this feature to help control the amount of time online.