Binge-Watching…Have You Been Doing It?
Have you ever spent an entire weekend watching Heart of Dixie, Ozark or finally catching up on Breaking Bad? With the coronavirus many us have spent longer periods of time watching television.
In an article from the washingtonpost.com, binge-watching could be hazardous to your health. The article describes the current status as the following:
Binge-watching, otherwise known as the act of streaming many television episodes in one sitting, is more common and doable than ever.
How many of us have actually binge-watched a TV series. According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, the definition goes like this-
"to watch many or all episodes of (a TV series) in rapid succession"
Now the Urban Dictionary defines it as the following:
"Watching a TV series in like a week with multiple seasons, and getting little to no sleep."
In an article on cinemablend.com, the headline reads-
Unsurprising: Netflix Survey Indicates People Like To Binge-Watch TV
The article goes on to say-
While some might define binge-watching as a weekend-long marathon of non-stop TV watching, Netflix’s survey indicates that the majority of people define it as “watching between 2-6 episodes of the same TV show in one sitting.”
But according to an article on rd.com-
While binge-viewing can be fun and feel satisfying, there’s always the danger of becoming too obsessed.Behavior also becomes addictive when it begins to negatively affect other aspects of your life, like if you neglect other activities or responsibilities to binge House of Cards.
So whats your take on the subject?