How Social Media Is Addictive?
Most people do not realize the amount of time they spend on social media. The 20 minutes taken to scroll all the way down a Facebook news feeds add up if checked 10 to 15 times a day. To bring the time into perspective, the average marijuana user smokes a joint within 15 minutes of waking up and similarly 28% of IPhone users check their Twitter profile within the same time frame so Twitter for some people is as addictive as smoking marijuana. In fact, people between the ages of 20 to 29 spend at least 2 hours a day on social media. At home, in the car, and at work. Social media is so addictive that 60 to 80% of work done on the computer is not for their job but, in fact, social media usage. 18% of Facebook users cannot even go a few hours without checking Facebook or updating their statuses. The lives revolve around social media and since the advancement of cell phones, the news feed can be