Social Media had undoubtedly been playing an huge positive impact in our day to day activities as they help we humans to connect and interact with each other more faster and easier. Fortunately, there are quite many of them out there with each of them having their special features which make them different from the other.
Without moving all around and in a matter of few minutes, you can say “hello” to your friends using Mark Zuckerberg‘s platform called Facebook, share vacations or beautiful moments with the photo/video sharing social media known as Instagram, build your professional network using Reid Hoffman social site called LinkedIn, or even express yourself in fewer words with the populous social network site by Jack Dorsey known as Twitter.
Whilst these social networks had been proving to be helpful, it is important we should be conscious of the way one uses them. Depending on how you uses them, they can either be helpful or the other way around.
Too much of everything, they say is bad hence i would be talking about one of the common adverse effects of social network which is the social media addiction.
All forms of addiction including Social Media addiction ain’t a good thing and it sure have a lot of adverse effects. The major disadvantages of social media addiction are “not being able to pay attention to the things that matter most” and “whiling away time”.
Although some people are using it to grow their business or blog but if you are the type that just wanna catch fun on Social Media, then you need to be aware of the time you spent on it.
Below are 4 tips that can help you to discover whether you are addicted to social media or not.
How Do You Know If You Are Addicted To Social Media?
1. You Feel Disturbed When You Can’t Access It Within 24hours