FBOCD

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FBOCD

(FaceBook Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) An excessive amount of time spent on Facebook. Facebook members with serious FBOCD will spend several hours daily online. If not online constantly, they may feel the need to view their News Feed every few minutes no matter what else is pressing in their lives. See addiction.
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conducted a research on students of University of Sargodha, Pakistan to study Facebook addiction and found no gender predominance.
Furthermore, in terms of the effect of personality on SNS addiction, this study found that consciousness was negatively associated with Facebook addiction, while extraversion and neuroticism were positively associated with Facebook addiction.
Five percent of students demonstrated features of Facebook addiction as well as low self-esteem and life satisfaction.
I've noticed that some have a severe Facebook addiction, which results in familial problems.
Prior research has suggested that SNS addiction such as Facebook addiction involves experiencing the same symptoms of substance-related addiction such as life stress, psychological vulnerability, mood modification, tolerance, and relapse (Echeburua & de Corral, 2010).
Objective: To investigate the relationship between Facebook addiction, narcissism and self-esteem and to see if gender played any role in this equation.
According to the Dakota County prosecutor, Nick's Facebook addiction could cost him up to 10 years in the slammer and $20,000.
In fact, such behavior is so common that researchers have created a psychological scale to measure Facebook addiction - the Berge Facebook Addiction Scale (BFAS).
There has been past studies also highlighting Facebook addiction with self esteem.
Apparently 350 million users claim to suffer from FacebooK Addiction Disorder, but I THINK that's just a FAD.
4) The recently developed Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale (BFAS) (9) evaluates the six core elements of addiction (salience, mood modification, tolerance, withdrawal, conflict, and relapse) in Facebook users.
Therefore, to overcome Facebook addiction, the following measures should be helpful.