Top 10 Signs You Are a Facebook Addict
Let's see if you are a Facebook addict (you probably are)
Here are 10 signs that probably prove you are addicted to Facebook. If you are, you definitely aren't alone, and have millions of friends worldwide for company, but it's always better not to be addicted.
10.Your friends always see you online
Have you ever heard any friend tell you, "Dude, I always see you online whenever I log in!"? This is a big give away that you are a Facebook addict.
9. You keep logging on every few minutes
The average Facebook addict is one who can't help but log on to the site every couple of minutes. He/she must know what's happening on the site. For any piece of information to be exchanged without his/her knowledge is unthinkable.
Are you such a person? Do you keep logging on to the site on your mobile at every traffic signal? You are an addict.
8. You keep counting the number of Likes your statuses get
you are obsessed with the number of Likes each of your statuses and pictures get. For any status of yours to have fewer than a certain number of Likes means it has failed.
7. You keep randomly checking out your friends profiles
You have better things to do like going to lunch with your friend or working out, but you can't help but linger on until forever on Facebook doing pretty much nothing other than checking out the profile of everyone on your friend list and blankly and inattentively staring into their photos.
6. You keep updating your status multiple times a day
Your Facebook profile is not a personal diary, and not everyone is following it like the score of the Football World Cup Final. So, please, give yourself and Facebook a break!
5. You post personal information on your statuses
You feel that everyone on your friend list is desperate to know what's happening in your life on an hourly basis. You post status messages that are highly emotional in tone, often giving out names.
You are a Facebook addict. Get off Facebook and try to sort out the issues you have with people instead of ranting and letting the entire world know details that it would be better off not knowing. And by the way, most people on social media are not interested in the personal troubles of others. The ones who really care for you are the ones who can be contacted on phone.
4. You keep fighting with someone in your house over the desktop
Your desktop is more valuable to you than all the jewels in your house. You cannot let anyone else use it even for a few short minutes. It's yours. It's your gateway to the world. It's the device through which you access the love of your short-sighted life: Facebook.
3. You stay up at night to access Facebook
If Facebook is the reason why you stay up late at night, you are clearly an addict. And you are not alone in your addiction. You are one among millions of Facebook users who have this habit. Facebook night-birds realize the value of a good night's rest only when they fall seriously ill because their immunity is whittled down to almost nothing by their lack of sleep over time.
2. You eat your meals in front of the computer screen
Being distracted while eating is a big no-no, and yet there are people who can't stay away from Facebook even while eating. Are you one of them? For heavens sake, have a real-life conversation at least while eating! Facebook won't be any the poorer because you've been away from it for half an hour.
1. You hardly visit other sites
This is the top sign that you are a Facebook addict. The internet is filled with billions of sites, many of them extremely entertaining or useful. If you are someone who doesn't visit other sites, you almost certainly have a big problem.
This is where the FB addict lives every minute of his life: Everywhere and Nowhere.
To recap, you are a Facebook addict if...
1. you hardly visit other sites
2. you eat in front of your computer screen
3. you stay up at night to access Facebook
4. you keep fighting for the home computer
5. you post personal information on your statuses
6. you update your status multiple times daily
7. you randomly check your friends profiles
8. you keep counting the number of likes you get
9. you log on every few minutes
10. your friends always see you online
Are you a Facebook addict?
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