Psychological Effects Of Facebook (And Other Social Networks)

“Cumulatively, the effect is potent and hard to resist” says Judith Donath, Media Scholar at MIT. With Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD) now a recognized psychological diagnosis all over the world, it is becoming increasingly clear to psychologists and psychiatrists that online interaction, particularly via social networks, has a powerful addiction factor. This infographic shares statistics on the effects of “Facebook Psychology” and Internet Addiction.

Receiving and responding to a Facebook notification makes you feel good, but does that mean you’re on your way toward Facebook addiction?

Source: Best Masters in Psychology

Categories:   Lifestyles, Internet

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