10 unhealthy social media habits

Any one of these habits could lead to addiction. Better check to make sure you’re not among this rogue’s gallery. (You probably are.)

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It’s 3 p.m. You’re sitting through another meeting that’s so dreary and dull it’s got you doubting your chosen professional when suddenly—BING!—an alert sounds on your phone: Someone mentioned you in a tweet.

Quickly, you glance at your Twitter app. It’s a retweet. You click through to see who this mystery admirer is when—oh, yeah, there it is, the sweet rush of dopamine that floods your brain. Ahhhh. It’s better than a double dose of caffeine and nicotine.

Everything will be OK, for the next few minutes or so.

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