In the media and in the blogosphere, the issue of children and adults being hooked on email, Facebook, Twitter, games, solitaire–you name the “drug”–is commonly aired. Whether the word “addiction” is a metaphor or a real medical condition comes up repeatedly. Some argue that there is a difference between “addiction” and“dependency.” Many parents and teachers, however, do not see it as a metaphor; they take the word seriously. Experts give tips to parents toidentifyif their children are addicted and what they shoulddo.
Cartoons on Addiction to Electronic Devices
Cartoonists do take addiction seriously and poke at it in their snarky ways.