Quiz: How much time should I spend on social media? Posted under Quizzes. Updated 18 November 2014. +Related Content FacebookTwitteremailPrintOnline social networks (such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, etc.) are a fun way to keep in touch with friends and family, but if you're having trouble logging off, there's a good chance you're spending way too much time on them.Take the following quiz to find out if you should be concerned.1. Are online social networks the main way you communicate with your friends? Yes. When I want to talk to my friends, I always try to reach them through online social networks first. Sometimes. On some days I only use online social networks to communicate with my friends. No. If I want to get in touch with my friends I'll call or text them.2. Do you check your online social networks when you are in class or at work? Yes. I can't seem to focus in class or at work unless I check them. Sometimes. On some days I spend a lot of time checking and updating my online social networks at school or work. No. I don't feel the need to check them while I'm in school or working; it can wait until later.3. When doing homework or studying for a test, do you find that you spend more time checking your online social networks than thinking about your school work? Yes. I am always checking an online social network even when I'm doing homework or studying. Sometimes. On some days while I am studying or doing homework, I spend more time checking my online social networks. No. I don't check my online social networks when I am doing homework or studying for a test.4. How often do you update your online social networks? I update my social networks as often as I possibly can. Sometimes. On some days, I am continuously updating my online social networks. I don't share much about my personal life and I don't feel the need to update my online social networks very often.5. If you couldn't check your online social networks for a full day would you be able to concentrate on other activities? Yes. I definitely would be able to do other things. Most likely. I would probably feel frustrated at first but then I would find something else to do. No. I would be too busy thinking about who's been trying to contact me and mad that I couldn't update my status.