4 Reasons Why Social Media Is Ruining You

The Religious Nerd


Around 2 years ago a friend of mine at work asked me why I didn’t have a Facebook account.  I quickly replied (with attitude in my voice) that I believe Facebook was a massive waste of time, and that your real friends will call or text you, or see you in person.  I thought internet friendships were foolish.  My friend then listed off some of the advantages of using social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, etc.  The main advantage being daily contact with friends and family who live far away.

I agreed with my friends reasoning and created my own Facebook account.  As my Facebook friends list grew in size and diversity, I became more and more interested in updating my profile, making posts, and interacting with others. After a year or so passed, my brain became wired to check Facebook everytime I opened up a web browser.  In fact, a…

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