Are You a Facebook Addict? Quiz

Instructions: Answer the questions below based upon how you feel about your use of Facebook. This takes most people about a minute to complete. Take your time and answer truthfully for the most accurate results.


I am a year old / /


Approximately how many Facebook friends do you have?

1. I spend a lot of time thinking about Facebook or planning your use of Facebook.

2. I feel an urge to use Facebook more and more.

3. I use Facebook in order to forget about personal problems.

4. I’ve tried to cut down on my use of Facebook without success.

5. I’ve become restless or troubled if you are prohibited from using Facebook.

6. I use Facebook so much that it has had a negative impact on my job or studies.



Based upon the research of Cecilie Schou Andreassen, Ph.D., at the University of Bergen. All rights reserved. For personal, educational or research use only; other use may be prohibited by law.



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Psych Central quizzes are developed by Dr. John M. Grohol, Psy.D. in conjunction with other psychological researchers, based upon scientific studies and/or the official diagnostic criteria for a disorder. Dr. Grohol is a published researcher, author, and mental health expert, and he currently sits on the scientific board of Computers in Human Behavior. Learn more about how we develop our psychological tests.

APA Reference
Research Team, P. (2020). Are You a Facebook Addict? Quiz. Psych Central. Retrieved on December 1, 2020, from


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Last updated: 17 Jan 2020
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 17 Jan 2020
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