The meaning of addiction: The condition of being habitually or compulsively occupied with or or involved in something.
Social networking addiction is a phrase sometimes used to refer to someone spending too much time using Facebook, Twitter and other forms of social media — so much so that it interferes with other aspects of daily life.
Most of the social networking users are addicted to it without even knowing. There is a great chance that even you are addicted!
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People suffer from a lot of losses due to this addictiveness. The problem with social addiction is that people people are playing out their lives on the computer or the phone, and they can get stressed from the comments made on these sites and take status updates personally. This causes stress and depression. In some of the most extreme cases, Facebook depression has led to alcohol abuse, self-harming, and eating disorders.
Millions of people are losing valuable sleep each night because they are addicted to social networking according to findings from a new sleep report.
Gone are the days when people liked nothing better then to be tucked up in bed with a mug of cocoa and a good book. In today’s modern society, 72% of adults spend their time in bed before falling asleep updating or checking their friends status updates on Facebook.
This video shows how peer pressure can cause the addiction followed by the losses you get along with the addiction.
If you are an addict and you feel that there has to be done something please search for a rehabilitation program.