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August 16th, 2011

Infographic: College Students are Addicted to Social Media

Young men and women holding mobile phones

Your parents had to trek miles through the snow to get to school and write all those mind-numbing papers by hand. Imagine!

Not this generation, or at least not according to this infographic.

More than a quarter of students surveyed said their laptop is the most important thing in their backpacks, and three out of four admitted they wouldn’t be able to study without technology.

Combine that with their everyday use of social media, email, and cell phones to contact professors, and it appears college students have become dependent on the digital drug.


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Socialtik Mag
Socialtik Mag is a progressive platform for young, aspiring professionals to express our views on the issues and ideas in the world around us. It’s the Gen-Y perspective of life in the new decade. In addition to the original content we produce, we post from sites around the internet to keep our peers aware of what’s positive, what’s fresh, and most importantly, what’s progressive.




 
 

 
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