“We have people calling on a weekly if not daily basis. If somebody engages in the use of an application
compulsively, we get calls about it. There isn’t one
application that’s good or bad, but if people are unable or unwilling
to stop using it, that’s what we look at as a red flag for an
Smith, corporate clinician for the Illinois Institute for Addiction
Recovery, which helps treat internet addicts, quoted in a WIRED story on the likely failures of trying to avoid sever information overload at this week’s Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco.