Beware of Trendy Viruses!

These days some viruses are spreading very fast and numerous people are falling in their traps. These viruses are quite trendy and can be suitably named as ‘T-viruses’. How strongly these viruses grab their victims can be estimated from the following fact-

In a recent study, scientists picked volunteers from 12 universities around the world. These subjects were asked to stay away from computers, mobile phones, iPods, iPads, etc for 24 hours. The results of the study were quite surprising. The participants began to develop symptoms quite similar to the smokers attempting to give up. Majority of the participants failed to resist for 24 hours and wanted their gadgets back.

Below are some of these viruses. Just check, if you happen to be inflicted by any of these.

We are enlisting below the symptoms of this virus. Just check, if you also happen to be inflicted by any of these.

T-VIRUS 1: WHATSAPPIA!

  • When you wake up in the morning, the first thing is to check your Whatsapp messages.
  • By checking the ‘last seen’ status of your friends, you try to judge when they slept.
  • You keep scrolling through the Whatsapp list checking who all have changed their profile pictures.
  • You block your option for ‘last seen’ but wish that you could see everyone else’s status.
  • If you happen to wake up at night due to some reason, even then you don’t forget to keep track of the messages.
  • If you come across some new message, you try to pull up yourself … by …

If a loud ‘Yes’ echo echoes from your inner being after reading the above symptoms, then beware!

The reach of this virus can be estimated from the following statistics: There are around 450 million people who are today the victims of Whatsappia. Approximately 50 million Whatsapp messages are processed every day. Some serious repercussions of …

… The level of distraction was more thereby deteriorating the focus on studies.

… A report from Indore, India highlighted how Whatsapp can lead to tussles and break-ups in relationships. … “When I return from office, she doesn’t even bother to give me a glass of water. She remains busy with her phone,” said the husband in his written complaint. Similar, news from Bengaluru, India, mentioned that a couple snapped ties due to Whatsapp.

What are the other T-Viruses 2 & 3? Is there any remedy to save ourselves from the risks and dangers posed by these T-viruses? To know this and furthermore, read the complete article in the Sept’15 edition of English Akhand Gyan Monthly Magazine.

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