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Posts Tagged ‘addicted to social’

Social Media Overload: 40% Would Get A Root Canal Over Giving Up Their Social Networks [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media can be a slippery slope, luring in users slowly and consistently until they’re head-first in a deep black hole of bleary-eyed status updates, tweets, pins, and filtered photos.

Feeling unplugged is a problem for many people. In fact, two in three people are afraid of missing something if they don’t keep an eye on their social networks.

If any of this sounds like you, give the below infographic from mylife.com – Social Network Overload – a read.

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This Is Your Brain On Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s no secret that social media can be addictive – a recent study showed that resisting Twitter and Facebook was harder for some people than many other urges, including smoking, drinking and even sex – and as these platforms expand, our need to be involved also grows exponentially.

Offline, people spend approximately 30-40 percent of their time talking about themselves, but on social media sites that number jumps to 80 percent. So it’s no wonder these channels are so hard to resist, as they’re all about you.

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