A critical consideration of social networking sites’ addiction potential

@article{Carbonell2017ACC,
  title={A critical consideration of social networking sites’ addiction potential},
  author={Xavier Carbonell and Tayana Panova},
  journal={Addiction Research \& Theory},
  year={2017},
  volume={25},
  pages={48 - 57}
}
Abstract The evolution of the Internet and its applications has led to a notable increase in concern about social networking sites (SNSs). SNSs have had global mass appeal and their often frequent use – usually by young people – has triggered worries, discussions and studies on the topic of technological and social networking addictions. In addressing this issue, we have to ask to what extent technological and social networking addictions are of the same nature as substance addictions, and… 
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