Yes, I believe technology has certainly become a new addiction and can even be argued that it has replaced our primary mode of life. Do we spend more time in the real, physical world or online on social media and the internet? For many of the younger generation, more time is spent using technology. Research has shown consistent negative effect on mental health of technology and yet we continue to use apps such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc. So, yes, I think technology has become an addiction.