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social media-holic??

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Can you go 24 hours without social media?
According to a study done at The University of Maryland, they found out that students are addicted to social media.

The participants were forced to go one entire day without media of any kind and then blog their feelings after 24 hours.

One student wrote:
“Texting and IM-ing my friends gives me a constant feeling of comfort.
When I did not have those two luxuries, I felt quite alone and secluded from my life.
Although I go to a school with thousands of students, the fact that I was not able to communicate with anyone via technology was almost unbearable.”

At first, I thought that student exaggrated too much.
But last night, I left my i-phone on the train, and I was quite surprised how upset I was.
I felt lost and without a clue.

Very luckily, I was able to find my phone :) :D
But I realized how I depend on emails, and those social media to communicate with my friends.

Other studies show that time spent on social networking has doubled since 2007 as well.

These also show that we are addicted to social media:

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