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Are Android (And Other Smart Phones) As Addictive As Crack?

The International Center For Media and Public Agenda, at the University of Maryland College Park released a revealing study on the effects of social media and gadgets in students both high school and college aged.  The study, a follow up to a similar experiment last year, had some dangerous revelations.

Researchers at the center found that if students were to abstain from electronic gadgets and social media they reported anxiety, cravings and depression. One of the American students, in the international set of 1000, reported “itching like a crackhead” when he couldn’t use his smartphone.

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