You put up an ‘update’, then repeatedly go back to check how many people have liked it. You even check to see who ‘liked’ it vs who ‘loved’ it! You, of course, do the same for other people’s updates – and, while your rational reason is that you want to stay connected, your inner self is hoping that the good deed will be returned, a supposed ‘validation’ of your value!
The devious workings of social media on our minds is dangerous indeed! This infographic discusses the unhealthy chemistry of social media addiction – and how to beat it!
What Makes Us Addicted to Social Media: The Psychology Behind Dependence:
Infographic by – Digital Information World