Dijital Ekonomide Teknoloji Bağımlılığı ve Çözüm Önerileri

Translated title of the contribution: Technology addiction in the digital economy and suggested solutions

Adnan Veysel Ertemel, AYDIN Gökhan

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This study argues that technology addiction is a natural consequence of current digital ecosystem characterized with attention economy. The fact that technology platforms architect addictive experiences by exploiting weaknesses of human brain results in consumers’ spending prolonged periods of time on screens. To remedy this problem, this paper proposes various solutions and best practices using a comprehensive approach. Proposals at individual level, family level, organization level and ultimately societal and governmental level are discussed, in order, to overcome technology addiction problem.
Translated title of the contributionTechnology addiction in the digital economy and suggested solutions
Original languageTurkish
Pages (from-to)665-690
JournalAddicta: The Turkish Journal on Addictions
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 15 Sept 2018


  • Technology addiction
  • Attention economy
  • Internet addiction
  • Online addiction


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