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HEALTHTECH: Social media under the microscope

Regular users of social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook might spend a substantial amount of their social and work time logged on to these websites. Being fond of a site does not, however, make it addictive - or indeed bad for you.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
4th April, 2009

Regular users of social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook might spend a substantial amount of their social and work time logged on to these websites. Being fond of a site does not, however, make it addictive - or indeed bad for you.

While some may be particularly eager to use these sites, this does not equate to an addiction.

Compared with areas where addiction has been studied extensively, the prospect of Facebook or...

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