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Is Social Media Bad For Your Health? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Is Social Media Bad For Your Health? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that the average internet user spends 23 hours a week emailing, texting, using social media and other forms of online communication?

That’s 14 percent of total time in a week. Why this level of commitment? Two-thirds say they’re afraid they’ll miss something, leading to 38 percent of users aged 13-34 checking platforms such as Twitter and Facebook as soon as they wake up.

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Is Mobile Social Media Bad For You (And Your Phone)? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that 47 percent of people who use social media do so on their mobile phones?

With billions of users across platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, this connectivity comes at a cost. While monthly fees are dropping, mobile data usage is expected to grow twenty-fold by 2017 – and somebody has to pick up the check. And for the really addicted, constant use of social media apps and websites on their phone can pose a number of risks to mental and physical health.

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Facebook, Twitter Rated The Riskiest Social Media Sites For Brands [STUDY]

You’ve heard all about the good things that social media can do for your business – brand awareness, customer support, affordable marketing, boosting website traffic and driving sales – but what about the risks?

Platforms such as Twitter and Facebook empower companies to liaise with customers and engage prospects, but the open, transparent nature of these channels can leave firms vulnerable to public criticism that can quickly damage brand reputation.

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