Calm Social Media Blog

Where we share stories, ranging from bite-sized to long form, to inspire you become a better player on the social media field!

How Your Smartphone Affect Your Intelligence?

If you think your smartphone makes you smart, you are wrong. The fact is your smartphone makes you dumb & reduce your overall intelligence. Video games, internet, Social media and other such things in your phone impact your critical thinking negatively & harm...

Is Facebook Popularity Going Down & Should You Join The Trend?

Yes, Facebook‘s popularity is going down especially among teens. Study shows that teens find YouTube, Instagram & Snapchat more interesting than Facebook (although we are not teens but we do think that Facebook is a crap now for personal as well as business use...

Moment App – Put down your phone and get back to your life!

"Put down your phone and get back to your life" : this is the slogan of the Moment app - an app that can track how much you use your phone, how much time you spend on different apps, most used apps & most importantly how many times you pick your phone in the...

This Messaging App is Much Better Than WhatsApp!

Title of this post is neither incorrect nor misleading. Read this post & by the end, you will know! WhatsApp was in good hands before it was acquired by Facebook in 2014. Now both Facebook & WhatsApp (Instagram too!) are controlled by Mark Zuckerberg who is...

This Country Is Planning To Tax Its Social Media Users!

Today lots of people are wasting their precious time on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Viber & WhatsApp with useless chats & online gossip, spreading fake news & infinite scrolling their feed again & again. In order to put a...

Why You Find It So Hard To Delete Fucking Facebook!

It's simple psychology! When you install Facebook (it's factory installed now!), notifications are turned on by default. Every time you see a notification it triggers one neuro-chemical in your brain called ‘Dopamine’ which increases your curiosity & compel you to...

Is it time to delete Facebook?

Well, if you listen to the WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton, the answer is "yes". On 21st March 2018, Brian Acton tweeted "It is time. #deletefacebook". Well, at Minute Crunch, we have been constantly writing about how social media is destructing your life. It's true...

Cost of distractions: 25 minutes each!

Suppose, You are working on something really important. Suddenly you got a call & message or checked the mail in between. Did you ever think about the time cost of that call/ message. No! Don't worry. We tell you. It's 25 minutes. A digital distraction study...

Say No to Music! But Why?

By Music here, me mean "too much & too loudly" music. World Health Organization ("WHO") has found that about 110 crores teenagers and adults are in danger of hearing loss due to unsafe use of music devices. Nearly 50% people in age group of 12-35 years living in...

Just don’t look at Your Smartphone and this App will Pay You!

We all know that how addictive we are to our Smartphones. Perhaps the first thing we do in the morning is to check our Smartphone (really important!). Students are no exception. One Smart Guy, "Maths Mathisen'' have figured out a solution to this addiction. It's his...

Instagram is for oldies, Snapchat is for Youngsters!

OK-OK! Let us first clear your (We mean Instagram lovers!) anger on this post title! The above title is not exaggerated by us, rather it's what an study of 'battle between Instagram & Snapchat; have found. 31.4 % Instagram users are aged above 35 (oldies!) while...

WhatsApp or Facebook – which is No. 1?

Well, not to our surprise, it's WhatsApp! WhatsApp is leading the market with a whopping 55% share. Facebook messenger comes second with a market share of 34%. Viber is at No. 3 with 6% market share and LINE grabbed fourth position. If seen country wise, WhatsApp is...

Best time of the day to take a break!

It’s 02:55 p.m. to be exact. 02:55 is the least productive time of the day as per survey held in UK. Workers who were part of the survey made a brutal confession - at 02:55 p.m., they were most likely to be on social media (specially on Facebook & Twitter, of...

What happens on Facebook in one Minute? (It’s Alarming!)

Every one minute i.e every 60 seconds, some amazing things (which are really shocking!) happen on Facebook. Every singly minute on Facebook, about 300 new profiles are created (5 new profiles per second), about 208,333 photos are uploaded (300 million photo uploads...

Do You own Your Phone or Does Your Phone Own You?

Well, this is the question inspiring motorola's phone-life balance survey. Survey results are out now and they are (not surprisingly!) shocking! 33% of the people prefer their smartphone over spending time with their loved ones! 53% confessed that their smartphone is...

This is Why You can’t ignore Social Media & Your Smartphone’s Bloody Push Notifications!

Almost all of us find it impossible to ignore the bloody Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and other push notifications! Do You ever wonder why these “push” notifications are so compulsive? Well we got it (it’s something technical related to medical science!)! When some notification hit your phone, it triggers one neuro-chemical in your brain called ‘Dopamine’ which compel you to check the notification. After, checking notification, ‘Dopamine’ releases which makes You feel happy! All Social Media Companies are using this trick to destroy your time and mind as well! We suggest one solution: Go to your Smartphone settings and turn-off the push notifications!

Number of Times You Check Your Smartphone (Not So Smart!) a Day is Shocking!

Do you Know that the average millennial picks up their smartphone 150 times a day! Reason is “FOMO” (Don’t worry we got this acronym: “Fear of Missing Out”). In a tech world, we want to stay connected 24/7. For people in age group of 18-24, the most important thing just after waking up is to check their smartphone (Really important!). Well, if you want to stay productive & be different, start controlling this bad habit of yours right away!