Social Media Addictions
Hello, my name is Daniella Gullo, and I’m a social media addict.
It began innocently enough. I started with a Hotmail account. Everyone was doing it. After all, it was the 90’s.
Then, I got ICQ, followed by a MySpace account, and then MSN Messenger. Not too long after that, I joined Facebook, followed by LinkedIn, and then Twitter, and Instagram, and I got a WordPress, and suddenly, before I knew it, I was updating Pintrest on my iPhone while searching trending topics on my laptop, and taking a breather only to empty my inbox.
It’s exhausting. But hey, it’s 2012. This is how everyone lives. Right? Right?
An infographic created by Heat, an ad agency in San Francisco, would argue otherwise. According to their findings, people working in advertising and marketing are knees deep in social media, while “normal” people are only dipping their toes in. The data collected states that industry folks are actually hooked on social media in a way that, say, an interior designer or an accountant would not be.
Don’t believe me? Check it out!