New research shows that many of us could in fact be addicted to the social media site. Are you? Answer the following questions and grade each one with (1) Very rarely, (2) Rarely, (3) Sometimes, (4) Often, and (5) Very often:
You spend a lot of time thinking about Facebook or plan use of Facebook.
You feel an urge to use Facebook more and more.
You use Facebook in order to forget about personal problems.
You have tried to cut down on the use of Facebook without success.
You become restless or troubled if you are prohibited from using Facebook.
You use Facebook so much that it has had a negative impact on your job/studies.
***Scoring “often” or “always” on at least four of the seven items may suggest that you are addicted to Facebook.