Social Media Addiction Test

Do you feel a strong urge to use social media sites almost all the time of day? Do you forget to engage in other activities due to your social media usage? Do you feel the need to share everything about your life on social media? Or, do you feel it is difficult to cut down time on social media activities? Take this social media addiction test to know whether you have signs of social media addiction or not.

What Is Social Media Addiction?

Social media addiction is a behavioral disorder in which an individual become enchanted by different social media platforms and finds an inability to reduce or cease their consumption of these media despite clear negative consequences and severe drawbacks.

Such unhealthy interactions in various forms of online social media such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, WhatsApp, Snapchat, TikTok, etc., lead to an increased reliance and dependence on those sites which in other ways creates a sense of fulfillment within the individual’s mind.

This excessive engagement not only impacts the daily life of the individual but also consequently develops a clinically diagnosable mental health condition.

A few signs of Social media addiction include:

  • Spending most of the time on activities on social media such as posting, commenting, checking notifications, replying to messages, etc.
  • Feeling a strong urge to share everything on social media that happens in day-to-day life
  • Neglecting own hobbies/ scheduled work due to engagement on social media
  • Using social media as a way to cope with emptiness and boredom
  • Disruption in eating and sleeping patterns due to overuse of social media platforms

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Instructions For Taking Social Media Addiction Test

Below is a list of items that relate to an individual’s habit of social media use. Please read each item carefully, and select options that you find relevant for you.

Please note: This social media addiction test is a self-assessment and not a diagnostic test.

No. of questions – 15