Social media has become a major source of distraction these days, especially for teenagers. Using excessive social media makes you an addict even before you realize. People use social media so as to stay updated with latest news and tweets not realizing how much time is wasted which could otherwise have been employed for productive purposes. Moreover, it also affects the functioning of the brain owing to the dependence on 140-characters conversations and instant access to information. Five hours of internet surfing is enough to change the way your brain processes information, has been found in a UCLA study.
Its impact is huge, far more than our imagination, affecting several areas of our lives; social media plays a big role in ruining our minds. This affects everything, from studies to health. Your ability to focus, concentration, multitasking skills, and attention span all gets affected miserably. You get sudden urge to update status on facebook, check recent tweets and much more.
More often it has been heard that being on social media indicates your status symbol, it is nothing but a tool to seek attention. Social media interaction has become the string that connects all relationships, consequently affecting the personal touch. Take a look at this infographic and find out yourself how social media plays a vital role in ruining human minds.
Infographic Credit: AssistedLivingToday
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