Life is what happens when there’s neither Facebook nor Instagram
Orry Baum, Tel-Aviv, Israel
When I tell you I’m addicted to Facebook, don’t just tell me “then stop using it”.
That’s the worst idea I’ve ever heard… Do you really think if you told an alcoholic to stop drinking, it will do the magic?
Are we raising a generation of addicted techno tots? It emerged this week that a four-year-old needed psychiatric treatment for her iPad addiction. And half of all parents let their children use tablets or smartphones – yet 81 per cent of mums and dads worry about the psychological effect, with many tots throwing tantrums when gadgets are taken away.