Are you living a virtual life? Symptoms of Facebook addiction
Social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram has become an integral part of many modern young people. In fact, we can not deny the convenience and the power of information transmission. But when these young men get addicted to the social networks and live only in a virtual world, it would cause serious social, physical and psychological consequences.
Have you been addicted to social networking sites
Feed up your social network page before yourself
Have you ever tried to ignore a delicious look and smell until successful capture and shared on your social networking sites (SNS)? Many of us nowadays decide to feed up our Instagram or Facebook first before feeding ourselves. If you're falling into the same situation, maybe you should immediately stop using this social network a while.
The food is still delicious without shooting and uploading
Keep updating "status" along the day
Some of the people got addicted to social networking and consequently update and share every detail of their lives to their network of friends. Typically, when they buy nice clothes or simply has a new hairstyle, it will be instantly on Facebook or Instagram for letting the world know about these small changes.
Social networking is not a diary to write everything, happened to your life
A virtual relationship
In fact, when participating in social networking sites and virtual life, most people desire to get connected with more people. Since then, when you post a photo or a status, you look for to getting more likes or comment from SNS/ online friends, even you do not know who they are. Or you may not even know how they actually like your post. This can be a sign that the social network is replacing your real life with too many virtual relationships. Even worse, it would obscure the real-life relationships and gradually lose the meaning of life. Having too many virtual friends will make you spend a lot of time.
Facebook and social networking sites may be good for our social lives, but have you ever felt jealous of your own friends because of their regular updates on social networks? Is it because they keep posting those photos with lavish trips, luxury items, job promotion or even boyfriend, girlfriend things. Maybe you have not know that usually polished and calculated images we see online may be far from reality. People are just showing off the good things only.
Social networking can make you get jealous of others, and even depression
Have you ever just do housework and at the same time of accessing Facebook? Or have you been talking to your family members, your friends while playing with SNS on a phone. Have you even begun every morning with checking your social networking notifications? If you see yourself in these listed signs, you are addicted to social networking excessively. Clearly, social networking sites can distract your daily activities, take all the time you devote to learning and doing.
How to get back yourself?
First, you have to manually set yourself a specific timetable by only immersing yourself in social networks in a fixed short time of the day. And then, let's restrict us to very frequent status updating or photos uploading. You should also end up your pointless conversations on social networks.
Finally, temporarily stop using social networks for some time. Try to deactivate the account within a week and attend to those live actions. Many feel totally satisfied with life without social networks, how about you?