March 29

China’s Answer To Teen Internet Addiction

Article by George Smith
Core Spirit member since Dec 24, 2020
Reading time less than 1 minute

Can Internet overuse result in destructive behaviors?

The Chinese government seems to think so.

Here’s a short film “China’s Web Junkies” that offers a glimpse into a correctional facility set up for young Internet addicts after China declared Internet addiction to be a clinical disorder in 2008.

The Internet is a part of our world, but is it also a health threat to our youth? The parents of the teenagers in this film seem to think so.

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