5 Signs You are Addicted To Your Smartphone

smartphone addiction

Yes. Smartphone addiction. It exists. Maybe you already know you are addicted or know someone who is.

Here are 5 telltale signs that indicate you are having a case of smartphone addiction. (The GIFs may take time to load)

1. You get anxious/panicky when you can’t see your phone

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2. You do not listen during conversations. In fact you have no clue what the other person is saying because you are busy using your phone

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3.You maintain 3 – 5 text/Whatsapp threads going throughout most days

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4. You are constantly checking the phone for new texts, coupled with the compulsion to respond immediately.

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5. You check phone there’s no notification, no new text and your are like:


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Oscar is a technology journalist writing for Techweez. Covers disruptions and innovations in mobile and how that changes the face of the Africa continent. Stay in touch via Twitter on @Oscar_Adika