Social Media Addiction Questionnaire

Social media addiction is nothing but a behavioral addiction diagnosed as overuse of social networking sites, an uncontrollable drive to log on to it, and spending more no—daily hours in social media, affecting other aspects of life.

Questions for Social Media Addiction Questionnaire

1.

I often think about social media when I am not using it

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. Strongly disagree
  2. Disagree
  3. Somewhat disagree
  4. Neither agree nor disagree
  5. Somewhat agree
  6. Agree
  7. Strongly agree
2.

I often use social media for no particular reason

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. Strongly disagree
  2. Disagree
  3. Somewhat disagree
  4. Neither agree nor disagree
  5. Somewhat agree
  6. Agree
  7. Strongly agree
3.

Arguments have arisen with others because of my social media use

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. Strongly disagree
  2. Disagree
  3. Somewhat disagree
  4. Neither agree nor disagree
  5. Somewhat agree
  6. Agree
  7. Strongly agree
4.

I interrupt whatever else I am doing when I feel the need to access social media

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. Strongly disagree
  2. Disagree
  3. Somewhat disagree
  4. Neither agree nor disagree
  5. Somewhat agree
  6. Agree
  7. Strongly agree
5.

I feel connected to others when I use social media

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. Strongly disagree
  2. Disagree
  3. Somewhat disagree
  4. Neither agree nor disagree
  5. Somewhat agree
  6. Agree
  7. Strongly agree
6.

I lose track of how much I am using social media

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. Strongly disagree
  2. Disagree
  3. Somewhat disagree
  4. Neither agree nor disagree
  5. Somewhat agree
  6. Agree
  7. Strongly agree
7.

The thought of not being able to access social media makes me feel distressed

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. Strongly disagree
  2. Disagree
  3. Somewhat disagree
  4. Neither agree nor disagree
  5. Somewhat agree
  6. Agree
  7. Strongly agree
8.

I have been unable to reduce my social media use

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. Strongly disagree
  2. Disagree
  3. Somewhat disagree
  4. Neither agree nor disagree
  5. Somewhat agree
  6. Agree
  7. Strongly agree

Social Media Addiction Questionnaire FAQ

What causes social media addiction?
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Incentives and instant gratification are common causes of social media addiction. Another major cause is low self-esteem, lack of attention, lack of affection, and poor social life.

Is social media addiction a bad thing?
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As a result of watching other people's lives all the time, social media addiction leads to poor life satisfaction, fear of missing out, and unrealistic views of life. Take this test to find out more on social media addiction- https://blocksurvey.io/calculator/social-media-addiction-questionnaire

What are the effects of social media addiction?
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Excessive use of social media can lead to poor social performance, self-absorption, depression, anxiety, and other severe psychological issues.

How can I stop my addiction to social media?
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Addiction to social media cannot be cured overnight. A digital detox, turning off notifications for a while, and skipping mobile use for at least an hour in a day can help.

How are the scores interpreted from the social media addiction self-assessment?
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The score for the social media addiction questionnaire is calculated by adding the total values of the 8 items. A higher score indicates a more serious addiction.

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