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Addicted to Likes? How to Cut Back on Social Media


5. Set up virtual boundaries. Turn off the notification center for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc, to remove the constant stream of notifications that fill your phone and grab your attention. If you can’t turn off notifications, try turning your phone on airplane mode after you post a status or send out a tweet. Then, when you check your phone at the end of the day, all of the notifications will flood your phone and you can take time to enjoy them that much more. You can also organize your “iPhone desktop” so that your favorite apps are not the first thing you see. By making it so these applications are not front and center, you minimize the temptation.