SocialTimes AllFacebook AllTwitter more >>
Send an anonymous tip
Search SocialTimes SOCIAL MEDIA SOCIAL GAMES Popular:
MOBILE WEB VIDEO MARKETING PRIVACY BUSINESS
10 Crazy Things People Say Right Before They Realize They're Addicted to Facebook
DEV & DESIGN
WTF! Social Media Propels LOL and OMG to the Oxford Dictionary
Business to Business Magazine is looking for a Group Publisher Manager. next job SOCIAL MEDIA
By Ji Hyun Park on October 18, 2010 10:03 AM Like
84414 likes. Sign Up to see what your friends like.
Can $300 Buy You a Month Off Facebook? Comment Now!
Here’s a way to keep your teen off Facebook: bribery. Melynda Rushing, a mother of six in North Carolina, paid her daughter Alyssa $300 not to use the popular social networking site for a month, insisting that the extra time go towards her studies at University of South Carolina. For Alyssa, the idea became an easy way to “Facebook detox.” She told The Charlotte Observer, “It was actually a lot harder the first couple of days. I didn’t know I was truly addicted.”
Interested in advertising on SocialTimes?
With teens and young adults logging on to Facebook an average of 4 hours daily, is it really possible for students to wean themselves off this new medium of procrastination?
FIND A JOB
Since taking on her mother’s challenge, Alyssa says she’s turned in three class papers early. “It’s definitely made me see I could spend my time more wisely,” she said. “Now that I see I can stay off it … I might not even go on every day.”
Let your next job find you! Sign up for Scoop Jobs and we'll tell you when great jobs match your career goals and salary range.
We’ll sure Mom will be the judge of that on Oct. 19, when the fast draws to a close.
TAGS: Facebook, WebNewser RELATED The Creative Way 2 Guys Hustled Themselves AJob On Twitter Buy Facebook Ads with American Express Rewards Points Ever Wanted to Be a Sculpture? Well Now You Can with "Toys Are Us" Zynga Files With the SEC -- $1B IPO Is On The Way << PREVIOUS Amazon Has 3 Free Games for the Kindle: Every Word, Shuffled Row, & Mine Sweeper
Jobs of the Day Group Publisher Manager Business to Business Magazine in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
NEXT >> 4 Airlines That Are Using Viral Video To Advertise
Client Services Coordinator Monster Media in Orlando, FL Senior Software Engineer/Technical Lead SPIN Media in New York, NY Assistant Marketing Manager, Adult Bloomsbury Publishing Inc. in New York, NY
Britons Rather text ‘PS – Wish You Were Here’ Than Send a [...]
Do Young Girls Need Extra Social Media Training? One Region Thinks So
Myspace Employees Facing Ax This Week?
New Russian Social Game Pokes Fun at Their Goverment
See all jobs | Post a risk-free job listing for $279
converted by Web2PDFConvert.com