You’re waiting in line. Enter: your phone.
You’re in an awkward social situation. Enter: your phone.
You’re at home – bored, alone. Enter: your computer.
All of these times, you go to Facebook.
It’s easy for such rituals to become prominent in our lives; one study found that social media is more addictive than alcohol and cigarettes.
For all the positives of social media, there’s a flip side. Addiction to it can lead to over-stimulation, cause anxiety and stress, damage relationships and even threaten family unit.