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The Truth About Your Gadgets [INFOGRAPHIC]

Digital detoxes are the yoga retreats of 2013, with high-profile technology writers logging off and unplugging, then returning to the Internet to chronicle their experiences.

But many of us can’t afford to cut ties with our tech, and so suffer the mental and physical consequences of gadget overuse. 1 out of 10 people claim they’re awakened a few times week by phone calls, texts, or emails; and excessive use of social media can affect self esteem and communications skills.

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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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