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# digital detox

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Opinion: Quitting social media enriched my life hugely - would you dare to hit delete?
I had a thousand Facebook friends but no one begged me to stay, writes Laoighseach Ní Choistealbha.
Here's what happened when I tried to curb my 7 hour-a-day phone habit
Average results, to say the least.
No Facebook, no WhatsApp: Three things we learned from a digital detox
Housemates Dermot and Darren decided to undertake a digital detox to try and spur them on to use their phone less. As part of our Live A Better Life series, they tell us what they learned.
Could you give up all online contact for 24 hours?
It’s one of the less traditional suggestions for this year’s Concern Fast – along with dropping ‘vocalised pauses’.
15 million people in the UK have done a "digital detox"
But have you? Have your say in our poll.
'A tour to the past of 15 years ago': Turning off technology for a weekend
A group of people will be meeting at a hotel in Donegal next weekend for a digital detox.
Opinion: Could you quit ALL social media for a month?
If excessive phone or social media usage is something you’re aware of, take back your power with Facebook Free February.
Opinion: How to find razor-sharp focus in the age of distraction
You can be productive and creative – but first you need to focus.
Opinion: Can 'digital detoxing' help tech companies to grow?
The number of emails, Skype calls, Basecamp updates, Facebook notifications can be never-ending and more importantly – very time consuming.
'Digital retreats' offered to internet burnouts
Even the Westin Hotel in Dublin offers visitors a ‘detox pack’ in return for their smartphones and tablets for their stay.