Infographic: What happens to your brain when you use social media

In the past three years, our collective attention span has become shorter than that of a goldfish. What do you think: Is it time to cut back on social media?

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In 2000, a person’s average attention span was 12 seconds.

In 2013, that dwindled down to 8 seconds.

Here’s the humbling part: The attention span of a goldfish is 9 seconds.

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