Probably the most widely used and known social networking site, Almost half of Facebook’s users visit it every day.[1] And some of its users spend an inordinate amount of time on Facebook, allowing the hours to while away unnoticed, the chores to go uncompleted, and even going so far as to ignore family and friends in the actual world.[2]

While “Facebook addiction” or “Facebook addiction disorder” are not medically approved terms, the reality of addictive behaviors on Facebook are a growing problem for many Facebook users, and one that therapists are seeing more frequently in their patients.[3]

If you’ve found that connecting, sharing, and learning via Facebook has taken over all avenues of communicating and learning in your life, it’s possible that you’re suffering from Facebook addiction. And relax! This article isn’t about stopping your enjoyment of Facebook; rather, the aim here is to help you identify whether you’re using Facebook in an addictive way, and help you to find more constructive ways to connect socially via Facebook

Courtesy of WikiHow

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