Internet Addiction Statistics: How commmon is it?


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In countries such as China as much as 15% of adolescents are said to suffer from internet addiction and in the city of Shanghai.

Hong Kong’s chief information officer warned that as much as 40% of its youths were internet addicts and universities in America are beginning to offer counseling services against net addiction.

Other estimates, such as those made by the Computer Addiction Study Center at Harvard’s McLean Hospital, claim that around 5-10% of internet users also suffer from internet addiction.Forbes

As technology becomes more integrated into our daily lives internet addiction seems to be very much on the rise.

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