Too much of anything is bad for your health, including social media.
This infographic highlights the dark side of using social platforms as a main tool for making and engaging friends. In general, humans aren’t designed to hide behind a computer all day. That’s why there are so many tools out there that are geared towards balancing screen time with life offline.
One of the most shocking stats found in the visual shows that over 50% of participants actually admitted that social media is making a negative impact on their lives, without seeing the actual proof.
The good news is that once you commit to dropping your social media habits, there are plenty of other activities that can serve as a replacement.
Exercising, going out with friends and learning a new instrument are just a few things you could be doing instead of instinctively opening your newsfeed.