Wednesday, 30 April 2008
Facing up to the future, Extra, Herald Sun [17th February 2008]
'A Monash University study found some people were logging into social networks more than 20 times a day.
Researcher Julian Cole said many addicts started because of boredom; diversion became a daily routine.
Mr. Cole said warning signs of an addiction included frequently checking pages, staying online for longer than intended, scheduling life around Facebook and Myspace and experiencing negative psychological or physical effects when the activity wasn't available.'