Social Media Addiction

  • Survey: Ed Sheeran Inspires Users to Consider Digital Detox

    … A new survey from Stop Procrastinating has found musician Ed Sheeran’s goal to give up the Internet and social media until the end of 2016 is inspiring others to do the same. In a survey of 1,000 people, Stop Procrastinating found 51 percent of respondents would consider ‘digital detox’ after learning about Sheeran’s reason for doing so…

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  • Take the test. Do you have a social media addiction?

    … what you want for dinner. As you scroll through your Facebook feed, life becomes nothing more than background noise. A few years back, a post on this blog discussed whether social media addiction was real. It is. And in a few moments you will learn how you can tell if you are addicted or not. But first, a few plain facts. Wired for social media…

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  • 5 Crazy Ways Social Media is Changing Your Brain Right Now

    … of internet users are unable to manage how much time they spend online. This works in a similar way to drug dependency, although it’s more of a psychological addiction than anything physical. Indeed, social media provides immediate rewards with minimal effort – this is appealing to the brain, which rewires itself to make you desire this stimulus even more. And so on. For more insights check out the video below, which comes courtesy of AsapSCIENCE. …

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