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How to Beat the Social Networking Addiction!

Posted by Vaibhav Kalamdani on April 5, 2009

Today, one of the most difficult things for majority of us is to spend a day without logging in to a social networking site. Everyday, most (if not all) of us access atleast one social network to know what our friends are upto, or to let people know about what’s happening in our life. Slowly and steadily, this process becomes repetitive, eventually turning out to be an addiction, isn’t it?

I have come across many people who spend a lot of time using various applications that sometimes provide absolutely “nonsense” results. Secondly, when you actually see your friends’ activity on the site, you realize that most of the updates take place in regular intervals within a day. This shows that people log in multiple times on a social network in a single day to pass their time, doing nothing productive.

With the rise in time spent on social networking sites, we can clearly see two major transformations taking place: Read the rest of this entry »

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Test Whether You Are a Social Networking Addict

Posted by Vaibhav Kalamdani on February 24, 2009

social-networking-addictionAre you a social networking addict? If yes, don’t worry. You are not alone! You are just one of the millions of people who can’t live without social networks today. We all know how important it is to build communities, network with people, engage in online entertainment, promote ourselves, express our thoughts, and build professional contacts, in today’s communication era. But, are we getting too much into it? Is this really an addiction?

To know whether you are addicted to social networking, consider the following situations. If your answer is ‘Yes’ to at least 4 of these seven situations, you have been probably bitten very hard by the social networking bug: Read the rest of this entry »

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