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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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Twitter, Facebook More Addictive Than Cigarettes, Alcohol And Even Sex, Says Poll [STUDY]

Are you addicted to Twitter? Does the thought of not being able to check what’s happening on Facebook drive you mad?

If your answer to either of these questions is ‘yes’, then you might find some comfort in knowing that you’re not alone. A new study has revealed that, for many, social media is more addictive than nicotine and alcohol… and harder to turn down than even sex.

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