It’s no big secret that social media is a large part of our everyday life. Even more so now that nearly half of all Americans own a smartphone, making the connection to social media literally at our fingertips at all times. We’ve become a culture obsessed with oversharing, constantly letting others know where we are, who we’re with, and what we’re up to via a variety of channels. Want to know what we’re eating? No? Don’t care? We’ll show you anyway.
What kind of impact does this have on our daily lives? Many wonder about this, and a marketing agency in the UK took the challenge of finding out. While these results are based on a study done in the UK, we would venture a guess that the results look quite similar here in the US.
Have your housekeeping habits taken a nosedive since you set up that Facebook account? Are you reading fewer books? Watching less television? We’d love to hear what you’ve given up for your social media screen time. Do you connect more from a computer, or from a mobile device?