PHOENIX – Kelly Burleson is like a lot of us, spending a lot of time scoping out who’s doing what on social media.”Usually just photos, funny tweets, something that will keep my mind off of class,” she said.
While Kelly’s site of choice is Facebook, yours might be Instagram, Twitter or Pinterest, like Alexis Krisay. Her pinning has been pretty focused lately, Alexis has spent the past nine months getting ready for her baby boy to arrive.
“I really relied on Pinterest the whole time for the baby room planning,” she said.
Experts said using too much social media can turn the hobby from fun to a full blown addiction.
“We live in a world where the rules just don’t apply, we’re no longer able to realistically judge the worth of other people. It’s all essentially a fantasy land and I think this has taken a bigger psychological effect on all people, but especially women, given that they’re using these sites more often. It can cause things like depression and anxiety, probably on a larger scale than…
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