• Top 10 New Years Resolutions, According to Twitter – SocialTimes


    http://socialtimes.com/top-10-new-years-resolutions-according-twitter_b208955?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+socialtimes+%28SocialTimes.com%29Twitter has analyzed tweets between Dec. 25 and New Year’s Eve to see which words are most associated with New Year’s resolutions. At the top of the list, unsurprisingly, was “work out.”

    The desire to unplug from technology has increased this past year with the proliferation of meditation apps and discussion of “the digital detox.” One study from 2014 found that nearly half of Americans never unplug from their digital devices and we’ve learned more about social media, and smartphone addiction, too.

    There’s been tools designed to help people disconnect, including a park in England that introduced a tech-sitting service for visitors. For those wishing to cut down on their smartphone use, apps like BreakFree can help by alerting users when they’re spending too much time glued to their screens. Read more…