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Your Data is Used to Predict and Control Your Behavior on Social Media

  If you follow me for a while now, you probably know that you are not Facebook’s customer. You’re the product. The advertisers are the customers since they pay money for Facebook’s services. If it wasn’t SocialMediaBreakup that made you aware of this, it was probably the Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma.   Facebook wants our …

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Approach Your Partner Wisely When He Or Se Uses Social Media Too Much

  There are many stories of couples that are obsessed with their screens. When both partners are mindlessly scrolling, swiping, browsing, and typing without any real awareness, then this (worrying) behavior won’t be discussed in depth. However, when one partner “awakens” and becomes conscious of his/her useless activities on social media and devices while the …

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Dopamine Makes You Feel Excited to Use Your Phone

  If you’ve done some research on phone addiction, then you probably came across dopamine. Neurons that release dopamine are activated when we expect to receive a reward. The reason why we grab our phones quickly, is that the chemical dopamine is released, a key neurotransmitter for regulating our sense of craving. This pleasure related receptor in the …

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5 tips From Docu The Social Dilemma to Control Your Social Media Time

  You have probably seen the thought-provoking documentary The Social Dilemma on Netflix by now. The documentary shares many insights about social media and delves into the implications of social media addiction as an invasive force in our everyday lives. You will realize why it is so important to be mindful of the time you …

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