It’s no question that we’re all addicted to our phones on some level. Even restaurants have tried to get us to disconnect for a while.
Have you ever noticed how there’s never an end to scrolling? Whether it’s doom scrolling or you’re just stuck in an Instagram hole, it all seems to go on forever.
It’s no accident because it’s actually designed that way. A recent Twitter thread by @proetrie reveals the creation of the “infinite scroll.”
People are even saying that scrolling is the new smoking. It actually may be worse for us when considering the dopamine response to the infinite scroll.
Here’s how people reacted to what @proetrie had to say: