The world has a population of 7.9 billion people.
Here are three ways mobile phones distract users.
1. Emails & Notifications
2. Online Advertisements
Tons of advertisements air on the internet. An estimated 11,250 ads pop up on browsers per month. In 2017, there were 1 million active Instagram advertisers. And even then, that number doubled in 6 months.
Studies have shown multitasking is delusional and is often only about changing focus. Only about 2.5% of people are capable of effective multitasking. The rest of us are bouncing back and forth between tasks. And this spikes your stress levels, weakens your memory, and kills your creativity.
How can you spend less time on your phone?
Clever Girl Finance recommends that you use airplane mode. Activate grayscale, turn off notifications, and track your screen time.
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