First of all….
Are you addicted?!?
Symptoms of Facebook Addiction
- Do you check Facebook like the morning newspaper?
- Do you spend hours on Facebook every day?
- Do you check your profile multiple times a day
- Do you feel distress or anxiety when you can't get on Facebook?
If you answered Yes to any of these, you might be addicted!
Did you know:
There are currently 900 million active users on Facebook (and it
is still gaining more people)! :O
Are you one of them?
I know I am!!
Can you believe that the year I signed up (2009) there was only
about 197 million users on Facebook. What the heck happened, right?
Let's think about this though.
I remember when Myspace was the site to use then everyone shifted
over to Facebook. When I was first on Facebook, it was only my
high school friends using it. Then a year went by and I started
seeing my family join (even my grandmother). Next thing you know
you can add your whole family to the "Family List" on your page.
Probably even your dog scruffy! (I have witnessed animal
Let's face it…. Facebook my friends, is the world's new(old)
Anything you can possibly imagine most likely has a facebook
Companies, Products, (new) Bands, (new) Comedians all have them.
What better place to advertise right?
Now a days, you type in what you need and facebook most likely has
all the info you need including personal opinions from others.
(Didn't used to be like that).
Heck, they even have entertainment on there!
Any farmville people out there? (Can't stand that game).
Facebook is a huge social network site (obviously), where everyone
is located these days. That's probably why it is so popular (or
it's because people have the opportunity to be nosey). It also
makes it easier staying in touch with someone who may live many
Is all this a good thing though?
What about the effect it has on the people….the new generations.
I know people already who rely on facebook to communicate with
others because they are too reserved in person. Or they take their
problems to the "News Feed" and don't fix the problem directly.
Facebook sometimes is just full of negative and drama that no one
needs to know about. Yet, now a days everyone likes to get all
personal and make sure the world knows everything that is going on
in their lives.
This is just my opinion on the matter…what do you think?
Facebook is just a huge addiction to many people and who knows what
the future brings. Maybe the popularity of the site will decline,
or maybe it will become something more…..
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