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Can we really become addicted to technology?

1 April 2014 Last updated at 12:11 BST

Through smartphones, tablets, laptops and their apps, technology now influences almost every aspect of our lives, and many fear that this digital way of life can be dangerously addictive.

BBC Newsnight asked psychologist Tanya Byron to investigate if there is something inherently addictive about modern technology, and if there really is something to fear.