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Top 25 Quotes About Social Media Addiction

Quotes About Social Media Addiction

This post contains some of the best quotes about social media addiction.

Quotes About Social Media Addiction

1. “…some critics warn that many people who spend large amounts of time online actually do so because they are addicted.”– Andrea C. Nakaya

2. “Addicts find they need drugs merely to feel normal. In internet addiction, a parallel situation exists. The internet, like food or drugs in other addictions, provides the high and addicts become dependent on this cyberspace high.”– Bradford Regional Medical Center

3. “Be aware of and attentive to the time you spend as an online spectator. Social media will have you believing that your life is meaningless even though you’re doing more than most people, offline.” ― Germany Kent

4. “Be careful not to let a negative social media life attract you to a dark way of thinking.” ― Germany Kent

5. “Given that the smartphone is now the medium of choice for almost two-thirds of those accessing the internet in the US and three-quarters in the UK, it’s clear that internet addiction and smartphone addiction are becoming increasingly synonymous.” – Hilda Burke

6. “If social media controls you and is robbing you of your freedom and good emotional energy chances are you’re addicted and it’s time to find another hobby.” ― Germany Kent

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7. “If you are on social media, and you are not learning, not laughing, not being inspired or not networking, then you are using it wrong.” ― Germany Kent

8. “Internet addiction is real.” ― Germany Kent

9. “It is okay to own a technology, what is not okay is to be owned by technology.” ― Abhijit Naskar

10. “Limiting time on social media can actually help you to improve and appreciate relationships that are real and true.” ― Germany Kent

11. “Many people are unhappy because they believe their life is much worse off than somebody else’s projected image on social media.” ― Germany Kent

12. “Many people believe that Internet and social media addiction resembles addiction to substances such as alcohol and drugs.”– Andrea C. Nakaya

13. “One day you will look back and recall all the time you spent on social media and wonder why you didn’t invest that time someplace else.” ― Germany Kent

14. “Recognition of Internet and social media addiction is worldwide, as is concern over its impact on society and how it should be addressed.” – Andrea C. Nakaya

15. “Selfies have begun to replace memories – likes and comments have begun to replace lasting conversations – illusive friends and followers lists have begun to replace real reliable friendship. And this is nothing to be taken for granted.” ― Abhijit Naskar

16. “Social media can be a never-ending cycle of struggles if you allow what others think and say about you to affect the way you feel about yourself.” ― Germany Kent

17. “Social media is 24/7 reality TV on the Web.” ― Germany Kent

18. “Social media is addictive precisely because it gives us something which the real world lacks: it gives us immediacy, direction, a sense of clarity and value as an individual.” ― David Amerland

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19. “Social media is designed for our brains. It interfaces with the parts of the human brain that regulate our sense of belonging and social approval. It rewards our dopamine system and encourages us to seek more rewards by connecting, engaging, and sharing online.” ― Sinan Aral

20. “The purpose of a camera is to capture memories, not replace them.” ― Abhijit Naskar

21. “There is no such thing as social media, there is only unsocial media.” ― Abhijit Naskar

22. “There is widespread disagreement over whether Internet and social media addiction is a serious problem. Some people insist that the threat of Internet addiction has been greatly exaggerated. They argue that it is normal to spend large amounts of time online because the Internet is becoming increasingly central to communication, shopping, entertainment, and myriad other facets of life.”– Andrea C. Nakaya

23. “Too often too much social media and the latest internet trends drain us and erode us of creativity, drive, peace of mind and sense of purpose. ” ― Germany Kent

24. “Turn off all notifications on your phone, except the most important ones. And check your social media only once or twice a day, not every minute. If you can do this, then perhaps there is a possibility, that society will not completely lose its sanity and health after all.” ― Abhijit Naskar

“When your mental health becomes impacted by social media then it is time for a detox.” ― Germany Kent

25. “With the rise of social media, the level of empathy among the kids has diminished greatly, and if this continues due to our indifference, then I’m afraid, we’ll be giving rise to a planet full of sociopaths.” ― Abhijit Naskar

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