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2011-01-19 05:35:00

A new study finds that too much, or too little, Internet use may be linked to depression among teens.

2011-01-07 00:00:48

A dramatic 86% of UK consumers logged onto the internet over Christmas day and Boxing day this year, an increase of over 10% when compared with figures from 2009. (PRWeb UK) January 6, 2011 The recent results from leading digital market research specialists eDigitalResearch also found that 22% of online users accessed the internet via their smart devices, confirming the increased popularity and importance of mobile commerce for retailers in the coming months as consumer behavior continues...

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2010-04-13 17:25:00

As the Internet spreads across the globe, countries don’t necessarily need democracy to join the online community, a new study from Ohio State University has found.

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2010-02-03 07:35:00

People who spend a lot of time browsing the net are more likely to show depressive symptoms, according to the first large-scale study of its kind in the West by University of Leeds psychologists.

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2009-11-09 06:40:00

Campaigners are stepping up efforts to curb online tracking of Internet use by firms that deliver adverts tailored to the specific interests of consumers, as polls reveal widespread unease with the practice.

2009-10-15 09:00:00

Spreading Internet Among Older Americans Would Trim Billions from U.S. Health Costs WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spending time online reduces depression by 20 percent for senior citizens, the Phoenix Center reports in a new Policy Paper released today.

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2009-02-06 13:32:49

A new study suggests the frequency and type of video games played among young college students appears to parallel risky drug and alcohol use, poorer personal relationships, and low levels of self-esteem.

2008-11-03 09:00:15

8e6 Technologies, a leading Internet security company that proactively protects organizations against Internet-based threats, today announced the results of a recent survey of employees in the United States and United Kingdom documenting the prevalence of personal Internet use in the workplace.

2008-10-06 12:00:19

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 6, 2008) - The Internet has made it easier than ever to bank, shop, communicate with others and find information about almost anything at any time.

2008-09-09 03:00:12

By Juvonen, Jaana Gross, Elisheva F ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Bullying is a national public health problem affecting millions of students. With the rapid increase in electronic or online communication, bullying is no longer limited to schools.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.