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Social media is like a little dopamine hit

Social media is a  mechanism for capturing, manipulating and consuming attention unlike any other yet they refuse to acknowledge their power and influence over consumers.  Adults in the US spend about 20 hours on the top three social media apps a month .  Overall, Americans touch their smartphones 2,600 times a day with the heaviest users double that.  Content is looked at for a few seconds, but Facebook doesn’t care as long as they can be your “daily fix” of likes and comments.

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