No matter what you are and from where you are, if you own a smartphone you might definitely be using Facebook.
Whether it be at work or at school or at a movie theatre with friends people are staring at the blue world inside their mobile more frequently. We find yourself reaching for pockets again.
Social media is becoming an integral part of modern society and Facebook is at every corner.
Facebook is more addictive than all of these. It is highly distracting and reduces the productivity.
If you are spending more time on Facebook and can’t refrain yourself from selling away it then you should take this seriously as you might have been addicted to it.
“Every form of addiction is bad matter whether the narcotic is alcohol or morphine or idealism.” – Carl Jung
So if you want to get away from the social media behemoth and spend some quality time with your family and friends them here are some quick tips.
Tips to get hold from Facebook addiction
1.Get rid of all tempting Facebook games.
Facebook games are very much tempting and prompt users every time with notifications and requests. Gifting people in real time will add more meaning to your life than gifting farm equipment and jewels to friends on Facebook.
So opt.out from all the games that you have previously played. If you have ever tried messenger games note messages of those games.
Go to App settings in Facebook and remove all the games from your Facebook account.
2.Unsubscribe from notifications
Notification from Facebook the over that will deviate you every time from your work and personal activation. If you check Facebook every time you always get one.
So go to settings -> notifications and choose how you receive notifications from.
And also disable push notification, If you are using Facebook on mobile.
To do that foto account settings -> notifications -> mobile push
Uncheck every time that you don’t want to get notified about/
3.Uninstall Facebook App from your mobile.
Kick out the Facebook app on your mobile if you wish to stay completely away from it. This might be hard but it’s worth if you want to kill the Facebook addiction.
Take a break from Facebook by deactivating your account for few weeks or months. To deactivate your account go to security settings and choose to deactivate my account. This will deactivate your account temporarily. Make sure you don’t log in again.
4.Plan for a vacation
Stay away from Facebook and stay close to nature. Go out for a holiday trip to a beach or countryside. Turn off your data connection of possible.
Carry a DSLR to capture your vacation moments and explore your photography skills. Preserve memories in your heart rather than rushing to upload them to Facebook and Instagram.
5.Install Music Apps.
You need a deviation to get rid of the addiction. So install music apps like Spotify, Shazam, Google Play Music and Apple music and start listening music. Music helps you to deviate your mind and helps you stay focused. Also, you can reap more benefits from it.
By following these tips strictly you can get rid of Facebook and balance the productivity losses in your job/studies because of your Facebook usage.
Note for extreme addiction you can choose to delete your account permanently. This will delete your Facebook presence forever.
Hope this tips will be helpful to you.