Is Social Media Addiction a New Type of Psychiatric Condition?

When people say that they’re “addicted” to Facebook or social media, is it the same thing as being addicted to drugs or alcohol? According to estimates, the number of social media users around the world can skyrocket from almost a billion in 2010 to over three billion by 2021. Out of all the social networking sites (SNS), Facebook is at the top … Continue reading Is Social Media Addiction a New Type of Psychiatric Condition?

Facebook Pres. Admits ~ Social Media NOT For Connection ~ But Distraction By Dopamine Hits

“We are abusing a useful and necessary [reward] system. We shouldn’t do it, even though we can.” ~ Dr. Schultz In the modern world, you are the commodity and your attention is a form of currency. What we give our attention to is what we give ourselves to. To give our time away is also to … Continue reading Facebook Pres. Admits ~ Social Media NOT For Connection ~ But Distraction By Dopamine Hits

Former Insiders Launch Awareness Campaign to Warn Users about the Addictive Dangers of Facebook and Google

PREFACE:  I included this article in my post today because, for the life of me, I absolutely cannot comprehend why people choose to live their lives out on Facebook!  Facebook is the land of the lost and loony.  There are sexual deviants... catfish... criminals of all kinds... identity thieves... idiots who thrive on putting up … Continue reading Former Insiders Launch Awareness Campaign to Warn Users about the Addictive Dangers of Facebook and Google