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Study: Facebook and Twitter addicts prone to convergence when they have ceased to be used

According to a recent study, social sites addicts suffer from symptoms of autism if keeping their distance by

April 15, 2013

A British study revealed about the suffering of addicts Facebook and Twitter sites of the symptoms of autism if keeping their distance them, in turn, describe some of their first experience in social networking sites as a driving force of addiction.

During the study asked ten people considered themselves Facebook addicts, ten of active Amordan in Twitter to stop using their accounts for a period of four weeks.

The participants expressed their sense of isolation from their friends and families during that period, in addition to the loss of their main tool for communication, and some said they felt they “منقطعون for the world.”

According to one participant in the experiment they did not communicate with her family throughout the week, and another expressed his feelings of loneliness, and his lack of Facebook so that his fingers moving automatically to Facebook application each time they hold the phone.

Dr. David saw Gliese, media psychology teacher at the University of Winchester and British, who oversaw the study, that the heavy use of social media is not necessarily a serious matter. He added that some believe that this addiction dominates the lives of people, but most of the described addicts engage in online social behavior already.

Giles said that the average Internet user personal with average usage rate today does not resemble the pattern of the nineties, but uses the smartphone to manage his social life and personal relations online.

At the same time were not the effects of dropping out of negative social sites in their entirety; since said one of the volunteers in the study that the interruption of Facebook has allowed it to complete household chores. Another admitted that it tended to spend more time with his daughter. Which may be paid to say that the moderation in the use of the best.

It also was not feeling autism and isolation one of users of Facebook and Twitter; Twitter users have to deal better with their isolation. Which the researchers attributed to nature at least “social” to Twitter, and the availability of other sources to look for information and news.

And on the other side study included ten people do not use Twitter and Facebook on a regular basis, and ten others have never used social sites. And asked them to Twitter, writing regularly for a period of four weeks, and some admitted that they found a driving force for social sites addiction, and some of them confirmed their intention to continue at the same pace after the end of the experiment.

She said one of the posts they sometimes spent hours in continuous writing tweets in the “Twitter”, and the delight in each time you receive a response from a favorite celebrities have; While the predicted one of the participants that the use of Facebook and Twitter is boring and useless, he said he enjoyed experience and felt that it helped him to see his friends more.

David Giles commented, that a lot of people will be forced in the end to use social networking sites as a fact of life. In every day life becomes more difficult for people who do not have e-mail account and Facebook, and became companies dealing as “Michrdo, the digital age.”

He said: “If all your friends using Facebook or Twitter all the time, you risk isolating yourself from social life if you do not do the same. So spend several hours each day on the Internet to avoid the feeling of exclusion from the talks or isolation from friends. ”

The study, conducted commissioned by First Direct company specializing in the banking business in order to formulate its strategy in communicating with customers, watching for patterns of characters users of social networking sites , and surveyed 1,500 adults in the United Kingdom to monitor their use of social sites.

The survey found that Britons spend about 62 million hours every day on Facebook and Twitter. Facebook ranked first as the network of social favorite choice of 59%, followed by Twitter (9%), then Linked by 7%.

The survey revealed that 30% of Facebook users in the UK spend hours a day at least browse the site, while spending 13% at least two hours, and inspect 26% of women have their page on Facebook ten times at least every day compared with 18% of men. It also eliminates 31% of Twitter users hours a day browsing the site, compared with 14% exceeding two hours daily use.
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