• Hello, curious Facebook User!

    Upon completing this short quiz, (technically, it's a mathematically validated psychometric screener, and the result of 8 months of data testing, but we won't get into that...) you will learn which of four psychogenic human needs motivates you to use Facebook, and how "addicted" you are. Enjoy!

  • 1

    You get satisfaction from learning new information on Facebook. 

     

  • 2

    You feel that you gain the most satisfaction from Facebook, from learning new information.

     

  • 3

    You prefer reading information to posting new information. 

     

  • 4

    You get satisfaction from sharing information on Facebook. 

     

  • 5

    You post new photos and/or videos frequently. (Eg:~3-5 per week)

     

  • 6

    You feel that you gain the most satisfaction from Facebook from sharing information.

     

  • 7

    You get satisfaction from others noticing your posts. 

     

  • 8

    You feel that you gain the most satisfaction from Facebook when you attract the attention of others with your posts. 

     

  • 9

    You get satisfaction from others liking or commenting on your posts. 

     

  • 10

    You get satisfaction from influencing the behaviour of others on Facebook.

     

  • 11

    You enjoy leading public debates or conversations on a wall post or status. 

     

  • 12

    You feel that you gain the most satisfaction from Facebook when you socially “lead” your friends in a discussion or online interaction. 

     

  • 13

    How often during the last year have you . . .

    Spent a lot of time thinking about Facebook or planned use of Facebook? 

     

  • 14

    How often during the last year have you . . .

    Felt an urge to use Facebook more and more? 

     

  • 15

    How often during the last year have you . . .

    Used Facebook in order to forget about personal problems? 

     

  • 16

    How often during the last year have you . . .

    Tried to cut down on the use of Facebook without success? 

     

  • 17

    How often during the last year have you . . .

    Become restless or troubled if you have been prohibited from using Facebook?

     

  • 18

    How often during the last year have you . . .

    Used Facebook so much that it has had a negative impact on your job/studies?