ABC's Good Morning America asks, 'Why are women obsessed with FarmVille?'

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ABC's Good Morning America news talk show seems a little late in the game as they just now have realized that over 80 million people are playing FarmVille and decided to do a special puff piece on the demographics of current farmers and their possible addiction.
"They tried to stop. They couldn't. They tried to put time limits on their FarmVille use, but they couldn't succeed," Young said, speaking in general about women who find it hard to kick the FarmVille habit.

According to the psychologist referenced above, those obsessed with playing FarmVille can lead to problems such as addiction and that players should limit themselves to how much time they spend on their virtual farms.

Their special report covers the gamers that make up the majority of FarmVille players which includes women in the over fourty age group. While this fact may be true, they also leave out a huge demographic of farmers. This article and video are definitely from an outsiders perspective by obvious non-players. We all know that you don't normally purchase seeds with farm cash (besides Sweet Seeds for Haiti) and purchasing farm cash (with real money) for virtual goods has been around much longer than the reported "recently".

Article: (Source: Betting the Farm: FarmVille Soars in Popularity)

Despite the many errors and non-facts that this report includes, do you think there is any truth to problems with too much farming?


Why are we obsessed with FarmVille? Would you consider your farming a habit or addiction? Discuss the video above or add your own commentary.

This article originally appeared on FarmVille Freak.
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