Episode
November 6, 2014

Are you in need of digital detox?

The Stream examines the impact of digital media on our social lives.
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On Thursday, November 6 at 19:30 GMT:

Do you often feel your pocket vibrate only to reach for your phone and find no one has called or messaged? That’s Phantom Vibration Syndrome, just one symptom of digital addiction. But you’re not alone. 16 per cent of 18-25 year olds in the UK have symptoms of net addiction according to Digital Clarity. Find out if you’re an addict and if social media is keeping you from socialising in the real world.

In this episode of The Stream, we speak with: 

Phil Lavelle @phillavelle
Al Jazeera English Correspondent 

Nathan Jurgenson @nathanjurgenson
Social Media Theorist
nathanjurgenson.com

Jesse Fox @CommFox
Communications professor, Ohio State University
commfox.org

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