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Health Social Media Copies Gambling Tricks To Make Users Crave It

Experts say social media employs methods that affect users' brains and lead to them experiencing ‘phantom’ notification buzzing

Technology Former Tech Insiders Join Forces To Fight Technology Addiction

The Center for Humane Technology is a movement designed to help people resist technology addiction and encourage humane design

Design Substitute Phone Helps People Overcome Device Addictions

A designer hopes to get people off their phones with a new product

Wellness Mobile Chatbot Helps People Defeat Their Addictions In Private

Onward is a new app that helps people overcome their addictions through digital companionship and monitoring

Advertising Anti-Social Media Labels Want You To Quit Browsing

Anti-social media messages in the style of anti-smoking labels to help you quit browsing

Work Unclaimed Dry Cleaning Put Toward A Good Cause

An initiative uses unclaimed dry cleaning to give recovering addicts clean start

Home Personal Tracking Helps People Break Their Phone Addiction

BreakFree tracks time spent on apps, number of times screen is unlocked, and more.

Technology Prevention App Simulates The Effects Of Drug Addiction On People's Appearance

'Your Face on Meth' is a web-based platform that creates a visual simulation of how the user would look as an addict.

Advertising 12 Stories You Need To Know Today

Big Bird expelled from political discourse, changing your mobile number to your name and likening social media addiction to that of sex and drugs...Links to start your day with.

Innovation Infographic: Why Are We Addicted To The Internet? [Headlines]

This data visualization tries to explain why we just can't get away from our networked society.

Technology Facebook Is As Addictive As Cigarettes And Booze [Headlines]

Empirical evidence suggest that the world largest social network is as difficult to avoid as nicotine.

Facebook Addicted Teens More Likely To Do Drugs [Headlines]

A survey says 12 to 17-year-olds on Facebook are 5 times more likely to try alcohol, smoking and drugs.

Home Social Media Fuels Fear Of Missing Out

Some studies suggest the neurochemistry that keeps us checking Facebook every five minutes is similar to the neurochemistry fueling addiction.