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Posts Tagged ‘addicted to social media’

5 Crazy Ways Social Media is Changing Your Brain Right Now

5 Crazy Ways Social Media is Changing Your Brain Right Now

Social media sites are now used by a third of the planet, and the impact that this relatively new phenomenon is having on culture, both collectively and from country-to-country, is still unknown.

But what about the human brain? Or our bodies? What is social media doing to us as individuals?

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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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Chores, Sleeping, Sex – What Are YOU Sacrificing For Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The glittering lure of social media can be irresistible, and, as we’ve documented on numerous occasions, very addictive.

What sacrifices are YOU making to get your fix?

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Social Media, Research And Shopping – How Attached Are We To Our Computers? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that 69 percent of adults worldwide interact using social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook, and that social platforms account for one-fifth (22 percent) of all the time that is spent online?

Indeed, the average person spends 66 hours on their computer each and every month. The internet makes up the bulk of that time, helping us do work-related research and check out the latest brands and products, make purchases, manage our finances and look for jobs.

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How To Self-Diagnose And Cure Your Twitter Addiction, In Pictures

New Year’s is the best time of year to check in with yourself for a little annual health appraisal.

Eyesight any worse? Exercising frequently? Avoiding those carbs?

Addicted to Twitter?

Weaning yourself off from Twitter, if your obsession with it is becoming unhealthy, is no small feat. But we’re here to help stage an intervention.

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10 Signs That You Might Be Addicted To Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do you have an unhealthy relationship with social media?

Is your phone constantly beeping with alerts from Twitter? Have you added ‘social media guru’ to your business card? Do you turn social media sites into verbs? Do you consider yourself an influencer?

If your answer to more than one of these questions is ‘yes’, then you might have a sickness.

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