Symptoms of Social Media Craze


A majority of people are associated with social media networking sites directly or indirectly, willingly or unwillingly. Especially teenagers use it sternly than other categories. Even salaried success is also largely dependent on online networking by being staying connected with others. The digitalization and internet penetration has made the world closer as a single territory. Today’s society is running faster than the time, but this time has no essence for some of the people. I am talking about the addictive social media which generally entice the adults who can be the driver of the country’s economic growth.

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If you really want to get rid of this digital trap, then you have to follow the below guidelines to be healthy and happier:

  1. Feeling anxious while not online

When you are not online and active on social media networking sites, then you might be feeling uneasy or worried. This realization can be the indication that you are moving to be trapped in this network of the network. In this situation, you should take a rest for some time so that you can get connected with the real life and physical atmosphere. This isolation from social media sites can assist you get the real feel of the world.

  • Become upset after seeing photos

It is a human instinct that they feel after watching a movie and after looking at other’s pictures. They feel so bad because they compare their own lives with other’s lives. Some imagine the fancy and dandy look in real life with them as they see it in photos of others. If this is happening to you, then unplug yourself from this fantasy and fallacy.

  • Never putting down your mobile

If you are so sensitive for your phone and you don’t put down your phone because of checking the notifications, then you can’t think much other than about social media happenings. It is time to keep the mobile in your pocket or somewhere else. Your onscreen social life should not intrude into the real physical entity. It is you who control social media applications, and it shouldn’t be reversed.

  • Showing off by posting some precious things

When your life is simply going, and you want to live it stylish, then you might post some impractical and precious things to display your rich personality. In that case, you should be living your genuine life because onscreen life will not transform it.

  • Checking social media without much thought process

It is the case for most the people that whenever they were bored, they come online so that they can’t miss anything. When your primary line of relief and satisfaction in case of tedious moments then you should have rest instead of going online. The rest will be much worthy as compared to social media checking.

Graccey Leio is a self-professed security specialist; she has been manufacture the people aware of the security threats. Her obsession is to write about Cybersecurity, cryptography, malware, societal engineering, internet and new media. She writes for McAfee security products at mcafee.com/activate.