Facebook Intensity Quiz

Based upon work by N.B. Ellison, C. Steinfield and C. Lampe
Adapted and modified for online use

How much do you use Facebook and is it approaching an "addiction"?
Find out instantly by completing this 14-item quiz.

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1. How many total Facebook friends do you have?









2. In the past week, on average, approximately how many minutes per day have you spent on Facebook?






3. Facebook is part of my everyday activity.





4. I am proud to tell people I'm on Facebook.





5. Facebook has become a part of my daily routine.





6. I feel out of touch when I haven't logged onto Facebook for awhile.





7. I feel I am part of the Facebook community.





8. I would be sorry if Facebook shut down.





9. I have used Facebook to check out someone I met socially.





10. I use Facebook to learn more about other people in my classes.





11. I use Facebook to learn more about other people living near me.





12. I use Facebook to keep in touch with my old friends.





13. I use Facebook to meet new people.





14. I've been on Facebook for...





 

Reference: Ellison, NB, Steinfield, C., Lampe, C. (2007). The benefits of Facebook 'friends:' Social capital and college students' use of online social network sites. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 12(4), 1143-1168. For personal, educational or research use only; other use may be prohibited by law.
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Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 20 Aug 2013
    Published on PsychCentral.com. All rights reserved.

 

 

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