Internet Gaming Obsessions Causing Deaths

 - May 22, 2007   Updated: Apr 13 2011
References: netaddiction & washingtonpost
Internet addiction and gaming obsession are real problems in our technological age. In fact, these issues are such big problems that people are actually dropping dead. There are actually treatment centres being set up to deal with the growing problem if internet addiction - counselling and treatment including medication are being prescribed to help to curb this very serious addiction.

Implications - Many consumers' lives revolve around the digital world. Unfortunately, with the rising accessibility of smartphones, laptops and netbooks, most are becoming tech-obsessed. While businesses benefit from the tech-dependent masses, there is still a need in society for products and services that help consumers balance and/or control their digital device usage.