Tag: Social Media Addiction


Social Media: A Modern Addiction

Social media rules the Internet. Name anyone who doesn’t have an SNS account yet and you’d probably have a hard time thinking of any. Everyone is using some form of social media these days. All time favorites are Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. People can get lost for hours browsing their various SNS news feed and clicking on links to find out what is trending in the online world. And with the advent of smartphones, it became like second nature for people to check on their SNS accounts every few minutes or so. Even businesses benefit from social media in order to reach a wider audience without all the hassle. They can promote and grow their brand by posting regularly on social media where people can immediately see their posts and even leave comments or messages.

While initially thought as something innocent and just a means to pass the time and kill boredom, social media has evolved to become an addiction that is slowly messing up with their lives especially with school and work responsibilities. You don’t often notice the hours passing by because you are too engrossed clicking all those likes, comments, and shares. How …