Social media and particularly Facebook has become an integral part of our lives, sometimes even to the point where it feels like an addiction. How many times have you restrained yourself from not logging in to Facebook after deactivating your account? And how many days did it take you until your reactivated it again?
Truth is deep down you know you can’t go on a 5-day trip knowing you won’t be able to access Facebook. As it is, Facebook may already be distracting you from studying as you keep refreshing the page to get more news feeds from your friends, acquaintances, or networks.
Key stats from the infographic:
- 63% of US Facebook users visit the site at least once per day.
- 48% of people check or update their Facebook after they go to bed.
- 1 out of 4 people feel uneasy if they can’t access Facebook.
- 40 minutes per day is the average time spent on the platform.
Consider taking a break from Facebook for a while as it may be distracting you from getting the most out of your studies or personal life. Check your own Facebook addiction levels with the Bergen Facebook addiction scale and beat your Facebook addiction by following the tips in this infographic.
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