Today’s graphic poses the questions we’ve all asked ourselves in the past. Are we addicted to this series of tubes? With sites like Facebook, twitter, google, wikipedia and Reddit our day’s time can slip away in an instant. It certainly doesn’t help when your job requires social media activity or a dependence on cloud services like Google. Our daily lives revolve around the internet and I’d say that’s an addiction.
I have my bookmarks I go threw everyday. The same sites like my email, coupon or deal sites, maybe a quick search in the Craigslist ‘free’ section, a check of Daily Infographic, then I read through through google news and end up cycling through facebook and twitter the rest of the day. Do I feel weird when I haven’t had my internet ‘fix’ for the day? You bet ya. I can feel it inside myself that I need to check on the internet. Make sure its still there.
I wish it wasn’t something I had to do, but I guess I’m a functioning addict. I’m still social, make it to work and school and try to help out with my community. Don’t call me an addict, more of an internet connoisseur. [Via]
© timwillingham for Daily Infographic, 2013. |
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