Week 9, Blog 8: Internet

By Haley Cardamon

The internet makes it easy to become addicted to almost anything. Online shopping is easy to become addicted to because when you shop on the internet, ads for similar products show up on every page you go on.

It is easier to become addicted when the advertising’s are targeted and personalized for the things you are interested in.

The best advise for online shopping lovers is to have self control. The person should be able to determine whether they need the item or if the just want it. In the following article,5 Ways to Combat an Online Shopping Addiction, the author’s top suggestions are to unsubscribe from all promotional emails and to delete shopping applications from your cell phone.

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