(NPR’s Talk of the Nation) Internet entrepreneur Jonah Peretti, hula-hooping viral video star Lauren Bernat and TV Week contributing writer Daisy Whitney talk about the highly controlled world of “viral video” and what’s real, what’s fake and how video became a big gun in the online marketing arsenal.
The problem with many addictions is that it can be hard to tell when a hobby has become more than just that, and taken a hold on you. It can also be hard to be honest with yourself when facing a list of symptoms, so make the extra effort now - we’re going to go through a few.
1. You spend more time with the computer than with people.
2. You can’t abide by your own boundaries.
3. Lying to others about your computer usage.
4. Feeling unable to live without the computer/internet.