Heavy social media users 'trapped in depression cycle'

Are some people actually becoming addicted to the internet?

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Snapchatting, Tweeting and Instagraming - it's all fun and games until someone gets hurt, and according to new study, it looks like we may be hurting ourselves.

Studies suggest that too much social media can cause depression, which leads to more social media... you get the picture. So why the sad face? Experts say it's caused by an idealized representationof the lives of others or by spending too much time on social sites and having a "time wasted" feeling.

Researchers predict depression will become a leading cause of disability in high income countries by the year 2030. And given the level of integration between social media and daily life experts propose a new condition: Internet Addiction.