Most of the existing social scientific research of the online world has been ethnographic.
Given the prevalence of ethnographic methodology in the study of social phenomenon in text based virtual environments, it is surprising that it's use in cyberspace has yet to be analysed in any great detail.
David Greenfield | The Center for Internet and Technology Addiction. Disclaimer: It should be noted that no medical or psychiatric diagnosis can be made solely by a written test or screening instrument alone; this survey is intended for educational and informational purposes only.
If your score is on the higher side it, would be reasonable to examine whether your use or over-use is creating any problems in work-life balance.
Now she lives alone, divorced, virtually ignored and despised by her children.In the wee small hours of the morning, they do not sit alone in a bar weeping into their beers.Typing away on their computer keyboards, sending and receiving messages on their screens, they are in a place beyond meditation.Untethered from the usual social restraints, Internet chat-room devotees of all genders, ages, races and sexual proclivities or hang-ups give free rein to their disinhibited ids, getting in touch with their inner deviants.A Freudian analyst's dream, they are the electronic talk therapy patients. They are also part personal ad interviewers and interviewees, part seducers and part religious.confesees.