3 essential internet documentaries

It’s almost impossible to imagine the world without the internet. The worldwide web has changed our lives, from the way we consume information, to how we communicate with each other. But it also has it’s downsides as we highlight in documentaries about the internet on RTD.

Internet addiction
In China, internet addiction is considered a disorder, just like alcohol or drug dependency.

See how cyberbullying pushes teenagers around the world to commit suicide, and what is being done to stop online harassment. Or find out about Japanese hikikomori - young men, who spend days and weeks surfing the web, voluntarily cut off from the outside world. In China, internet addicts are treated in special digital detox camps to rid them of their online gaming obsession.