A Phenomenological Examination of Internet Addiction: Insights From Entanglement Theory

Drawing on entanglement theory and following phenomenological analysis, the present research examines how the relationship between modern consumers and Internet-enabled technology results in Internet Addiction (IA). The findings showcase the enabling and disturbing aspects of the Internet and contribute to extant research on the dark side of Internet-enabled technology.


Mohammadali Zolfagharian, Atefeh Yazdanparast, and Reto Felix (2018) ,"A Phenomenological Examination of Internet Addiction: Insights From Entanglement Theory", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 46, eds. Andrew Gershoff, Robert Kozinets, and Tiffany White, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 882-883.


Mohammadali Zolfagharian, Bowling Green State University
Atefeh Yazdanparast, University of Evansville
Reto Felix, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, USA


NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 46 | 2018

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