The growing phenomenon of social media is changing the world with a third of population becoming active participants. The growing trend has made vast changes to how to the world functions globally and plays a huge role in the way we live our lives and interact with those around us.
But how may it be affecting us personally? Our bodies? Our emotions? Our brain? How is social media changing us as individuals?
Have you ever struggled with choosing to exit out of your Facebook page or scrolling down your news feed to see a few more pictures on Instagram? Well then you probably won’t be surprised to hear that 5-10 percent of users cannot control how much time they are spending online. It’s that craving of “I need more” creating a similar dependency like a drug. This drug however is more of a psychological addiction that provides an immediate reward with little to any effort. Checking social media accounts might be fulfilling a desire you may of never intended it for.
AsapSCIENCE is the creator behind the video below, where they share some unexpected insights behind social media and it’s affect on your brain. This is something you won’t want to miss.
Check out the video here: