Is social media an addiction?

Do you check Snapchat, Instagram or Facebook so often that you do not notice yourself doing it? Young people between the ages of 15 and 19 spend three hours a day on average on social media. But scientists are divided on whether this constitutes an addiction. Hours spent on social media leave many young people unharmed. Is it really comparable to alcoholism? Discuss this week’s “You Decide” with the rest of your class and make your vote!

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