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Social Media Addiction: How To Know You’re Addicted [Infographic]

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Ever since social media became mainstream, there has been a growing concern. It’s all about how much we use this new communication channel, and how our lives are affected by it. There are a lot of people out there who really can’t stay away from social media. They are constantly online, and they are always available to connect and share. Is it healthy? Well, I guess that depends on how much you allow your every day life to be interrupted by it. For some people, social media addiction has become something that hinders them from doing what they really should be doing, whether it’s work or just taking care of everything around them.

There’s no doubt social media addiction can become too much and implode a life from within, even though the communication is with other people. Some people would even compare it to a gamer who has played World of Warcraft for 4 days straight until his body can’t take it anymore, and it shuts down. Of course, this can ultimately result in death. But is that really the case with social media? Can you become so addicted to social media that you literally lose out on everything life has to offer? Some people seem to think that.

So how do you know that you have a social media addiction? Well, in a new infographic called Surrender To Social Media: Is It Addiction? brought to us by Total DUI, you will be able to read up on what social media addiction really is, and how you know when you are actually addicted. Included is a little questionnaire which will help you determine your level of addiction, if any at all. I think it is safe to say that in order to follow what happens in the world in almost real time, you have to use social media. Whether it develops into a social media addiction or not is of course entirely up to you. We should always remember that just because we might use it a lot, it doesn’t mean it is actually an addiction. It’s when important things in our lives get overlooked because we are using social media that things start to become problematic.

Do You Have Social Media Addiction?

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Author: Richard Darell

Richard Darell is the founder and CEO of Bit Rebels, a multifaceted online news outlet that reports daily on the latest developments in technology, social media, design and everything geek. Today this media entity welcomes more than 2.5 million unique visitors per month and is considered the go to place for people in constant motion. As an Internet entrepreneur, he is dedicated to constantly trying to develop new ways to bring content faster and closer to the end user in a more streamlined way. His excitement for statistics has allowed him to further develop systems that continuously produce accurate and fast-paced analytics to better optimize the approach by which Bit Rebels presents news and content. His graphic design background has proven to be an important tool when designing new systems and features for Bit Rebels since the development of solid and stable code depends entirely on their structure and implemented procedures. Richard currently resides in Stockholm, Sweden and directs the Bit Rebels offices in both Stockholm and Atlanta. You can reach Richard at richard@bitrebels.com

One Comment

Ed

February 4th, 2014

Why viewers still use to read news papers when in this technological
globe the whole thing is presented on net?

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