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Technology addiction - or technology overuse - is relevant to some extent to anybody who owns a computer, smartphone, gaming console, or one or more social media accounts. Technology overuse has a negative effect on any of us who use our devices more than we would like to. The effects of COVID-19 and lockdowns on our mental health go beyond the individual level. The World Association for Social Psychiatry, shows us that under lockdown conditions, one plus one indeed equals two. The authors of this article show how the use of digital technology has raised drastically in the first few months of 2020.