Relatively harmless activities are becoming niche addictions
Implications - Social networks are creating niche groups, and even new addictions. One of the most notable side effects of technology is the growing addiction to electronics and internet media. When enjoyment becomes an obsession, or leads to abuse, it can be costly. This is creating opportunities for marketers to provide the means for recovery.
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