You read it right! With more than 220 crore Facebook users worldwide, chances are you are on Facebook. Aren’t you? Each Facebook user spend (or can we say waste?) about 35 minutes a day on Facebook. How does it impact you? Research found the answer: negatively. Time you spend on Facebook leads to greater anxiety,… Continue reading More Facebook = More Negativity & Stress: Research
Suppose, You are working on something really important. Suddenly you got a call & message or checked the mail in between. Did you ever think about the time cost of that call/ message. No! Don’t worry. We tell you. It’s 25 minutes. A digital distraction study report found that it take about 25 minutes to… Continue reading Cost of distractions: 25 minutes each!
By Music here, me mean “too much & too loudly” music. World Health Organization (“WHO”) has found that about 110 crores teenagers and adults are in danger of hearing loss due to unsafe use of music devices. Nearly 50% people in age group of 12-35 years living in middle & high income countries listen to… Continue reading Say No to Music! But Why?
20%! Every time you visit a web-page, it’s most likely that you read only 20% of that web-page ‘text’ content. But why? It’s simple – because you don’t have time to read every word written on that page & you just efficiently scan the web-page to find the information you are looking for (and one… Continue reading How much (or how little!) do you read online?
So, are you ready to know the answer? Well, answer is really huge! It’s 350 crores or 3.5 billion a day! Yes, 350 crores is the number of queries Google answers each day which comes to 40,000 queries per second, 2,400,000 queries per minute and 144,000,000 queries per hour. These statistics are mind-boggling and makes… Continue reading Google is the “Man” who answers questions more than anyone else? But it’s not too much!
We all know that how addictive we are to our Smartphones. Perhaps the first thing we do in the morning is to check our Smartphone (really important!). Students are no exception. One Smart Guy, “Maths Mathisen” have figured out a solution to this addiction. It’s his brand new app – “Hold” which pays you for… Continue reading Just don’t look at Your Smartphone and this App will Pay You!
OK-OK! Let us first clear your (We mean Instagram lovers!) anger on this post title! The above title is not exaggerated by us, rather it’s what an study of ‘battle between Instagram & Snapchat; have found. 31.4 % Instagram users are aged above 35 (oldies!) while Snapchat’s ‘just’ 21.7% users are aged above 35! Going… Continue reading Instagram is for oldies, Snapchat is for Youngsters!
To the surprise of most people, the answer is yes! There is science behind that (mind you!). And its simple science – distractions outside the music world are more than in the music world. Means, when you are listening to music, you become deaf for outside noises around you and you are able to focus… Continue reading Does Music Improve Your Focus & Concentration?
Every one minute i.e every 60 seconds, some amazing things (which are really shocking!) happen on Facebook. Every singly minute on Facebook, about 300 new profiles are created (5 new profiles per second), about 208,333 photos are uploaded (300 million photo uploads per day), about 510,000 comments are posted, about 293,000 users update their status,… Continue reading What happens on Facebook in one Minute? (It’s Alarming!)
Well, this is the question inspiring motorola’s phone-life balance survey. Survey results are out now and they are (not surprisingly!) shocking! 33% of the people prefer their smartphone over spending time with their loved ones! 53% confessed that their smartphone is their best friend (Now you need to think twice before relying on the person… Continue reading Do You own Your Phone or Does Your Phone Own You?
Most people (perhaps you too!) like to read books at night to help them fall asleep. But if you are using e-Books at night instead of print books, Beware! Light emitting from e-Books you are reading before your bedtime makes it tougher for you to fall asleep and reduces the next morning alertness letting you feel sleepier and adversely impact your health & performance. So, we recommend you to use only print books at night to enjoy deep sleep. (Pro Tip: If you are a fan of e-Books, You can use e-Ink device like Amazon Kindle which will give you a paper like feel while giving the comfort of e-Books!)
Almost all of us find it impossible to ignore the bloody Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and other push notifications! Do You ever wonder why these “push” notifications are so compulsive? Well we got it (it’s something technical related to medical science!)! When some notification hit your phone, it triggers one neuro-chemical in your brain called ‘Dopamine’ which compel you to check the notification. After, checking notification, ‘Dopamine’ releases which makes You feel happy! All Social Media Companies are using this trick to destroy your time and mind as well! We suggest one solution: Go to your Smartphone settings and turn-off the push notifications!