Can groups on Whatsapp, Telegram and Discord potentially addictive? They provide powerful social rewards like being constantly connected to a large number of people and endless streams of content. Also they provide fodder for repeated cue reward cycles when you're constantly checking for updates.

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    $\begingroup$ Similar to Facebook dopamine kick - any proof? $\endgroup$
    – Arnon Weinberg
    Commented May 17, 2021 at 20:06
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    $\begingroup$ The thing is these are not included under addictive 'social media', rather text messaging tools mainly. $\endgroup$
    – Wodin Tiw
    Commented May 18, 2021 at 2:08
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    $\begingroup$ Welcome. You might wish to update the question and add background to this difference you pose here in the comments. $\endgroup$
    – AliceD
    Commented May 18, 2021 at 15:06


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