Types of Internet Activity
What types of Internet activity can lead to problems?
There are 5 main types of activities that may become problematic (Young, 1996) :
- "cyber-relations": developing online relationships, through email, chat rooms, discussion forums, blogs, dating websites etc.
- Online video games: MMORPG (See FAQ: World of Warcraft) and others
- Cyber-sex: searching for and viewing pornographic material online
- Online gambling, shopping and investing in the stock market
- Searching for information: Accessing various news and information websites