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Social Media Addict

Why Do I Need 'Likes' To Feel Like I Exist?

Elise Jamison | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
Elise Jamison

Hi, my name is Elise, and I am an affirmation addict. I realize that I am a living human on the planet earth, no matter how many likes I get.

Overcome Social Media Overwhelm

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 07.20.2013 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

By picking the best information, learning from it, and applying it, you will be far ahead of the people who fritter away their lives reading yet another article about Facebook, yet doing nothing.

Confessions of a Social Media Maniac

Jonathan Jacob Moore | Posted 04.25.2013 | Teen
Jonathan Jacob Moore

Not until I learn to remind myself of how little the opinions of others matter in deciding who I become in life will my social media addiction be entirely cured. It's not my use of the websites that trouble me, but my dependence on them to make me feel whole.

48-Hour Experiment

Minh Chau | Posted 01.12.2013 | Technology
Minh Chau

Being disconnected from the Internet, whether it's for 48 minutes or 48 hours, was a refreshing slap in the face that life doesn't happen online: it's present, it's now, and it's going on with or without you.

Facebook Interruptus

Julie Flynn Badal | Posted 05.20.2012 | Technology
Julie Flynn Badal

My addiction to Facebook hit a breaking point. It was time to go cold turkey. And I learned my need for connection and privacy are in constant competition on social media, and Facebook can't resolve either need in a satisfactory way.