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I Am Addicted to Facebook

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    Thought I Broke It.

    For quite a while, I rarely visited Facebook. Now, it's one of the first things I check every day. There are only a few people who actually talk with me, but it's the most convenient way for me to communicate with those people, so I make it a point to ensure that I deliver a...
    b1alasdair b1alasdair 18-21, M Aug 14, 2009

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    FACEBOOK Addiction.

    I know that many people can find facebook very addictive so I have made a group on facebook and guess what its called. Lol its called: FACEBOOK REHAB (for genuine addicts only) Sounds mad I know but its already attracted 1,633 members. I know there are more addicted out there but...
    maypal maypal 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 25, 2009

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    Facebook Weirdos.

    On your friends list, do you know those people who you have no idea how they got there and why you added them? Well there was some guy named Fahad on my friends list who lived in like India or something. I had no idea how I added him but I just kind of let it go. One day while I...
    mybloglife mybloglife 16-17, F Mar 13, 2011

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    Yes I Am and It's Getting Out of Hand

    I'm coming clean, I check my ex's page A LOT! I recently misinterpreted some things on his page and almost ruined our friendship, and more importantly, some close friendships. Our break up was clean, but Facebook turned it dirty. Facebook addiction has caused me a lot of other...
    dancer2011 dancer2011 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 26, 2008

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    My New Addition.

    Face book seems to be my new addiction. I love how easy it is to communicate with friends and family. I have found so many people on face book too. Ones that I haven't seen in years. My 10 year high school reunion was all organized on face book. I just love it!
    eastsidechick eastsidechick 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 20, 2008

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    So Is The Rest Of The Damn World!

    I have been addicted to Facebook for a little over a year now. This coming from someone who used to swear to never use the site, haha. I love it and I hate it at the same time. It's good for coming into contact with people who you haven't seen or talked to in years, and never...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F Mar 11, 2011

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    I Go There First

    It's the first thing I check online.  I even check it when I come home from work to get something.  It's horrible.
    alisheaskylar alisheaskylar 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 9, 2008

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    Facebook Lovers

    It is almost real time interaction, plus the chat makes it irresistible for my girlfriendn and I.  She can't yahoo chat at work but she CAN use Facebook.   We post links and discuss the articles/videos we find.  It makes for very interesting debates...
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F Dec 6, 2010

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    It's Because of the Applications...

    I only signed up to facebook because it was a good way to stay in touch with people, but then I started playing with the little application games and got hooked.  Although I don't play all of them everyday, the current applications I have are:   MouseHunt Fish...
    Ryuuzaki Ryuuzaki 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2008

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    Addiction is the right word,

    it's taken control of my life and everything . If I don't use Facebook I start getting emails that I have not checked it . I work in IT and it's hard to ignore such messages and emails.
    zainman zainman 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    Facebook Security Checkpoint

    Hey! I am pooja and my account got locked because of the same reason that someone accessed my profile without my permission. now to unlock it i have to type the code that they are trying to send to my old number which i dont have. To get my account back what do i do? :( please...
    Pooh222 Pooh222 18-21 2 Responses Nov 15, 2012

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    I just can not stop logging into it .

    .. It wastes my time and I think I need my time instead of wasting it : any suggestions ?!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 3

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    Yup!

    Ah I can't help it! I love facebook... but at the same time I hate it! I log in about 20+ times a day to check if anything new has happened, even though most of the time I know nothing has... Sometimes I get bored and start go on all friends profiles and just looking at...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 15, 2009

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    Me, Addicted? No Way!

    Fine, I'll admit it. I'm addicted to Facebook, happy now?
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M Oct 21, 2011

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    My Opinion On Face Book

    I cant say I am addicted to facebook but I do like it and go there a lot
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 8, 2011

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    Love Facebook, Hate Facebook...

    Facebook is a love-hate relationship for me. I love being able to keep up with all my friends and their lives, it's a lot easier. I have over 500 friends and I personally know them all. But I hate how much of my time it takes up. On the other hand, I love being able to plan...
    XxskullheartzxX XxskullheartzxX 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2011

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    There Should Be A Twelve Step Group For Facebook

    I never thought it would be me, I am addicted to face book, well myspace too, not to mention this site, I don't  interact with thereal wold anymore and all my diolog has been things like lol or omg, even if i interact outside of cyber space,this is sad and disturbing
    hellsangel932 hellsangel932 32, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2010

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    I Love The 'what's On Your Mind' Part

    I enjoy stopping to think about what's going on with me that day and sharing it with my friends.  At the same time, I love hearing about what's going on with my friends. Like the day everyone was snowed in. everyone shared about their expereinces all day on FB and their pics...
    candy100 candy100 56-60, F Jan 14, 2010

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    I'm Addicted to Facebook and the Owned Application.

    I find myself logging into Facebook everyday to new messages in my inbox. Already being addicted to finding people I know, I also discover a new addiction, Owned. Just when I though that constantly adding people to my friendslist wasn't enough, the owned throws in this scam where...
    Andariel Andariel 22-25, F Jul 19, 2008

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    Social-Network-Nut

    After years of self-help, I've finally weaned myself away from the horrors of being addicted to Myspace. And now I'm addicted to Facebook and EP instead D'oh!
    zeligocity zeligocity 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 24, 2008

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    Wtf?

    I didn't want to join at first, but after weeks of endless prompting from my friends, i finally joined, and now i cannot get enough of it! It's a great way to reconnect with certain people, and a great way to learn things about people you never knew! And Sorority Life is my new...
    psugrl0707 psugrl0707 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2009

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    Facebook Madness

    I check my Facebook say one or two times out of the day. I have found if I am bored my first thought is to go check Facebook and see what my friends are up to. I noticed this has become a huge habit for me so I decided to cut it or at least try too. I am trying to find other ways...
    SheenaLee22 SheenaLee22 22-25, F Aug 29, 2013

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    FACEBOOK Rehab

    IF YOUR ADDICTED TO FACEBOOK THEN JOIN THIS GROUP: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/group.php?gid=49567723771&ref=ts
    maypal maypal 18-21, F Apr 25, 2009

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    Day 4 - Withdrawal!

    I fell in love with my ex last year, and now we are not together anymore. We are 'friends', but recently I've been addicted to checking his Facebook page several times a day. We were on Facebook chat last week, and all of a sudden he closed the chat on me. I first figured he...
    kajal kajal 31-35 3 Responses Mar 8, 2009

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    Fighting Facebook Addiction...winning????

    So, I've deactivated my Facebook for quite some time now. For starters, I have been busy trying to get into medical school, so I pretty much don't have time to be bothered by the constant *Dinging* of my phone as I get zillions of notifications. Knowing me, by not just not...
    Japanesesakura Japanesesakura 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 5, 2011

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    Addicted-no More

    When I first joined FB a few years down the line, I was addicted.  Then one day, I have decided deactivating my first account and FB never let me for "X" reasons.  I also couldn't delete my photo, it didn't let me either.  I even sent them a private message and nothing was...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2011

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    "quick! Put That On Facebook!!!"

    I have it on my phone so I check it constantly. Hey... I can't help the fact that I want to know what's going on with my friends. I care, you know. I also enjoy putting up random pics and funny things the people around me say XD
    SongsFromTheSoul SongsFromTheSoul 16-17, F Dec 29, 2011

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    A Little Miffed.

    I finally set my status to something meaningful, instead of the generic "what I'm doing". "Keith Olberman on Pat Robertson: "Sir, because of your tone deafness and delight in human misery, and your dripping self satisfied senile crap, I'm now likelier to believe that you are the...
    b1alasdair b1alasdair 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 14, 2010

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    My Facebook Experiment

    It's embarrassing to admit, but I totally got hooked on facebook. I love that I can hear about my friend from Kindergarten, creep on my high school sweetheart's pictures, and just basically stay in contact with a lot of people that wouldn't likely be in my life without it. About...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 8, 2012

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    I Deleted Almost All Of My Facebook Friends.

    I had about 350 I think, and I was addicted to Facebook bad. I would be on there constantly from the time I got home till the time I went to bed. I had to delete all of those people because the drama in there was just way too much to handle. It's crazy how people can create that...
    mybloglife mybloglife 16-17, F Mar 13, 2011

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    Angel Dream

    ANGEL DREAM We don’t know what will happen after our death..? can anyone imagine it,........ In my last night I just imagined deeply about after death in my life but never get the answer, then some times while of thinking am gone to sleep, I saw a dream that I never saw...
    kbsruthy kbsruthy 22-25, F Nov 13, 2012

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    Facebook Is Pretty Cool

    Ever since i had my girls and my friends had babies i've been on fb alot! At first i would get on once in awhile but now i have more to talk about im on alot lol my boyfriend has a fb and he plays a few games on there. We're both fb junkies lol and we get to show our relationship...
    MsSoloDolo MsSoloDolo 18-21, F Aug 14, 2011

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    Love Facebook

    Facebook for me is a great place to catch up with people I haven't thought of in a while. Old school friends, camp friends, new friends, family, anyone who enjoys a quick game. It's also a great place to get to know someone. Especially the ones that keep up their page like they...
    Stwoods78 Stwoods78 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 13, 2010

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    Addiction

    well what can I say am pretty addicted to Facebook am actually jumping back and fourth right now.... well anywho hubby is really upset that I can't get the hell off Facebook and calls it the Devil!!! lmao well ttyl Facebook addicts :)
    Wifey2aMarine Wifey2aMarine 26-30, F Apr 9, 2010

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    New To Facebook

    I amk very new to Facebook. The page "Where is Casey Anthony" is what got me started. It's a great page. She can't hide forever.
    acetracker acetracker 46-50 1 Response Jul 22, 2011

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    Enough Is Enough

    I like facebook, but I have had enough. I realise now that I am glad I moved away from my hometown. People have changed so now it's time to change things. So I do not get to know anything about them and now focus on my business with social networking.
    sparklekid sparklekid 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2009

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    I'm totally addicted to Facebook.

    And it's not like I write a bunch of status updates all the time (although I do my fair share). But I check it like constantly. So I've decided to stay away from Facebook for a week. Seven days. 168 hours. 10,080 minutes- Okay that's enough Laura. Anyway so I'm on day three and...
    EllBowler EllBowler 26-30, F Jan 2

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    Withdrawals From Facebook!!!!

    At the age of 15 i had myspace, i didnt know anything about facebook. until age 16, all my friends had facebook so i made one and added all my friends then by the year 2011 came around, i found some of family that i never knew. then my friends kept getting bigger and bigger so...
    kjonesr kjonesr 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I have just closed my Facebook account after only 3 weeks on it. I went on It as I'm living in a small town foreign country in a doomed relationship and was extremely isolated . I...
    Paulchanning Paulchanning 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I'm Addicted to Facebook when I first joined ( 2010- Present) but now got boring with it. Anyway can't stand a day without open my profile ( still addicted lol). Phalika Manet is...
    Moondance77 Moondance77 22-25, F Mar 23

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    I made a Diet Buddies page on Facebook. Anyone looking for tips or motivation can go to Facebook and search... Diet Dizasters We can all be diet buddies!
    Ddizaster Ddizaster 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Can't......stop........posting........experiences!!!!!!!! O_O Man, this is worse than Facebook. I even search out some of the more "duh" experiences (like I Breath Oxygen) just to...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M Mar 26

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    Does anyone know some fun social networks? Other than the main ones like Facebook. I'm 14 btw . :)
    xmer831x xmer831x 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Facebook, Instagram, games, internet 24/7!
    PinkChocolate00 PinkChocolate00 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I am so addicted to the internet and to my computer in general. I first started to do online shopping. All of a sudden I was doing lots of research for others and personal...
    birthdaypartyforme birthdaypartyforme 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I am 22 years old but for 2 years now i have been addicted to alcohol. A year ago I started doing a simple upper ( drug ) and didnt realize how addicted i had become. Last month I...
    IndependentGrl IndependentGrl 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Honestly, I think it is almost impossible not to get addicted to Adderall. It's the perfect drug: motivation, weight loss, better grades, increased dopamine, and it's much easier...
    xmer831x xmer831x 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    I'm not sure what the problem is but I talk to certain people on Facebook and gain weight! They're all a lot fatter than I am and seem to have this amazing ability to transfer...
    ObiOneyouremyonlyhope ObiOneyouremyonlyhope 41-45, F Mar 31

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    I'm kinda a shy guy , I don't have "balls" to talk to hot girls face to face , I get nervous . I had a crush on this girl , talked to her once a day and it went good but I barely...
    Bash94 Bash94 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Completely addicted and if the cure is to break that addiction there is no way I am taking it. Someday she will come be with me and the addiction will grow stronger but for now I...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M Apr 3

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    It makes me wonder who my real friends are. It seems like Facebook is a buzz kill to those of us who are having it a bit rough. We see peoples dinners, kids, vacations, talents...
    Cattytatts Cattytatts 26-30, F Apr 4

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    Ok in October 2013 I purchased minecraft and became TOTALLY ADDICTED. I barely did anything else than play hunger games and skyblock and factions and survival. My parents hate that...
    Cookzie Cookzie 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    This is another stupid non-'experience' i've seen on here. How does Facebook out of all websites (especially this one) make someone feel depressed? Because you have no friends? No...
    Yogurtree Yogurtree 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    These are facebook pages that you must like https://www.facebook.com/pages/Exposing-The-Truth-/279548848876022?ref=stream https://www.facebook.com/pages/Inspiring-Things...
    vishar vishar 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    No one interacts with me. Say someone has a status of 20 replies. If I write that same status I'd get 0 replies. No one interacts with me on facebook. I post pictures and no one...
    gaiamoon82 gaiamoon82 31-35, F Mar 24