Have you ever felt like if you were disconnected from your social media networks for the day that something was missing, or incomplete? Well, there may actually be some psychological fact to prove that your feelings and that very theory are correct! According to Abraham Maslow, a 20th century American psychologist, there was a hierarchy of needs- a hierarchy that social media can in fact help to satisfy our human needs.
The basic human needs, in order from least to most important are as follows: self-realization, esteem, belonging, safety, and psychological. Check out the illustration below to see how did social media networks can help to fulfill your human needs! Giving us just one more reason to stay online! 🙂