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- Spend more time on “real – life” relationships - Choose your friends carefully. - When at work, work! When in school - Beware of Cyber-bullies - Exercise! Keep off the couch. Install content control software if you cannot control yourself. Check out K9 Web Protection . But you can also do it manually. (from Labnol ) Step 1: Click the Start button and select Run. Now type the following text in that Run box: notepad c:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts Step 2: You will see a new notepad window on your screen containing some cryptic information. Don’t panic. Just goto the last line of the file, hit the enter key and type the following: 127.0.0.1 orkut.com 127.0.0.1 facebook.com 127.0.0.1 myspace.com Save the file and exit. That’s it. None of the above sites will now open on your computer. You can block as many websites as you like with the above technique. If you want to remove the ban later, open the same file as mentioned in Step 1 and delete the above lines. Do something productive online. Learn how to make money online. Create a blog and be creative. Unleash your creativity online. Be a creator and not just a consumer of information. Are today’s college students internet addicted? November 11, 2009, 9:39am These days, Googling and Facebooking are as common daily activities as shaving and sleeping, and all over the world, the amount of time that college students devote to the Web is increasing. As the Internet craze continues at breakneck speed, some are beginning to wonder if — and where — a line should be drawn. Internet Addiction Disorder, or IAD, is a fairly new concept that has prompted debate within the mental health community. Proponents of the diagnosis apply it to individuals whose online activity matches certain criteria, some of which read alarmingly like substance abuse patterns, with references to increased “tolerance,” “social isolation,” and symptoms of “withdrawal.” Published research on IAD is limited, and many psychologists reject the notion of Internet addiction altogether, but for young college students the temptation to click awry is often hard to resist. The results aren’t normally catastrophic, but even those students who successfully avoid online pharmacies and credit scams can fall prey to seemingly innocuous time wasters like celebrity gossip and instant messaging, detracting from vital study time. LOOKING AT THE BRIGHT SIDE Naturally, there are plenty of positive arguments for online activity. It would be virtually impossible for today’s students to complete coursework, communicate with instructors and classmates, or research job opportunities and career information without the help of electronic resources.
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The Web also provides opportunities for fun and social interaction that are inarguably vital to overall health.
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