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Facebook Junkies Are Similar to Drug Addicts, Study Finds

Thursday, January 10, 2019

by Bloomberg

A link has been found between excessive use of social media and behaviour seen in drug addicts.

US scientists conducting a gambling experiment found that the worst performers tended to be those hooked on social media sites such as Facebook.

Precisely the same trend has been seen in people who abuse drugs such as cocaine and heroin.