FACEBOOK – Why is it an addiction?Ezeelive Technologies
Have you anytime thought to yourself that why do you go to facebook again and again and is it actually for you? Why is it that people from all generation are on facebook making it the most popular website and a sudden-everywhere social networking portal. Here are the few reasons that make facebook addictive to you, me and everybody else.
1. Simple yet smart design:
The interface of Facebook has made it one of the most user-friendly website. It is not confusing at all. Facebook has a to-the-point streamlined interface which helps in easy movements on the website.
The blue color theme of the website is soothing to the eyes and coming back to Facebook or sitting hours onto it never gets tiring. Facebook usage is simple yet smart.
2. Catching up is quick:
Getting started with Facebook is very simple. One just has to enter few details and there you go. Facebook provides a step by step procedure to make sure you build your profile, make your actual friends as online friends and share with you and things you like.
Facebook has a backend algorithm running helping you to find all possible people you could have known in life. In just a few clicks you find yourself talking to your nursery mate.
3. You know what your loved ones are doing:
The distance when calculated in kilometers is increasing between people. Everyone is either on the move or is settling far away which makes it impossible to know their daily happenings.
Facebook here bridges this gap and lets people share about their trips, family functions or even their thoughts. It has helped people to stay connected irrespective of the place they are.
4. Facebook is engaging:
Facebook provides you so many options to choose from.
You like music-get updates about it; you like football- get updates about it and so on.
Facebook has people from almost all field of interest sharing their knowledge thus engaging each one of us every time.
5. Facebook is free:
Who doesn’t like anything that is free? Facebook helps us to connect with the world and that too free of cost.
6. Variety of entertainment:
Facebook gives us features to experiment with videos, pictures etc. and that too from all area of interest. It has a large number of games starting from arcade to action to puzzles and etc.
7. Helps to blow your trumpet:
Yes, you heard me right. A recent survey said that 34% of people use Facebook to show off their life and its happenings.
It helps you flaunt your achievements to the world which may even include your school topper who teased you far bad marks and today is less successful than you are. I mean who wouldn’t like to teach him a lesson.
8. Its all in your hand:
Facebook lets the user have all the control of their account. If you don’t like a person, you can block him.
You can say no to a friend request. These all features give a sense of security to the user allowing him to come back again to Facebook.
9. It also provides information
More than half of the people are active users of Facebook and mostly the people comprise of Youth.
They not only use Facebook for sharing pictures or interacting with people but also consume relevantly
news and information from it.
Any incident that happens gets posted on Facebook within minutes and that is why people always rush to check their feed for any such information.
10. A platform for advertising
The fact that Facebook has a mass audience and a lot of users have not gone unnoticed by advertisers
and marketers. They’ve started to use this platform to promote their brands and products, but the
competition is high and to stand out they come up with great ideas and videos that are very appealing to
11. Lifts up your mood
There are a lot of people who use Facebook to lift up their mood or feel better about themselves.
Checking on to your older posts, talking to people who are geographically far away from you, checking
your feed for random posts are some of the reasons that make people use this social media platform.
12. You rarely miss out an event
Even if you couldn’t go out and attend some event or party, that doesn’t mean you missed out on what
People literally update every minute of what’s happening on their profiles, so that people can see it and have virtual “fun”, and that is what people get addicted to, checking on others!
Well, this was all about Facebook, hope you liked it. Do provide me with your feedback in the comment section below.