Chances are, if you have been alive longer than a minute, your face is plastered across Facebook, your thoughts are echoing throughout the Twitterverse, and your home movies are being watched by someone on YouTube who doesn't even speak your language. If we are being realistic, most of this also applies to people  who aren't even a minute old yet (in the last 5 years, who hasn't posted their ultrasound on the internet or sent it to family through email or Instagram?).

Social media is literally rehaping our lives. But more than that, its altering our brain chemistry.

In many ways, social media acts like a drug. In order to make people aware of this phenomenon, AsapSCIENCE recently created a video to detail 5 ways that social media is altering your brain.

WATCH: How Social Media Impacts Your Brain


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