Do you hang out on facebook all the time? Do you think of checking facebook every time you have nothing to do? Do you worry to much about your overall facebook image? If answer to all these questions is a YES, then you’re a Facebook Addict. and that’s pretty common in today’s world. The Internet powered, Social Networks driven World. Now you can overcome your facebook addiction with Keyboard Electrical Shock Therapy.
Robert R. Morris and Dan McDuff, PHD students at MIT have come up with Pavlov Poke to cure their facebook addiction. It works on the electrical shock therapy. You can see on the video that whenever they try to switch to the facebook tab on their browser, an electrical shock is generated on the keyboard.
A lot of people tend to procrastinate due to their addiction to facebook or any other social networking websites! This idea is perfect to remind them to get back to work and stop hanging out on the sites they have been overusing! According to Mr. McDuff, “It monitors application usage and if you spend too much time on a particular website or application, it will give you a shock. The shock is unpleasant but not dangerous.” Both the inventors have cured their Facebook addiction using Electrical Shock Therapy.
Many people are addicted to facebook or any other online services these days and if you see more such ideas to cure the addiction, don’t be surprised. Plus with all the online services are now available right to our mobile devices due to the rise of smartphones and that increases the chances of addiction.
The Electric Shock generated by this device is not at all dangerous and is just unpleasant. The working is very simple. Whenever you spend more time than you should on a website you are avoiding, an electric current is sent to your keyboard.