'Facebook Addiction' author Nnamdi Osuagwu discusses a tragic phenomenon [Interview]

Nnamdi Osuagwu
Nnamdi Osuagwu

While it's far from official, you've probably already figured out from this year's headlines that Facebook gaming addiction could be very real. This type of 'addiction' is extremely recent and while 19 percent of Facebook gamers admit to being addicted, it's not exactly being treated like one.

We turn to Nnamdi Osuagwu, IT consultant and author of "Facebook Addiction: The Life and Times of Social Networking Addicts," (a novel that explores our rampant digital culture and incessant need to update our status and check in on our friends by melding fact with fiction) to see if he can give us any answers.