Get shocked when you browse Facebook too long

Just admit it; you have a slight Facebook addiction. But now, thanks to two MIT PhD students, your days of mindless social media browsing are over. The Pavlov Poke is a nifty little device that acts as a keyboard rest, that is, until you fall off the ‘digital detox’ bandwagon.

The gadget senses when you’ve been on Facebook too long, and delivers a startling shock to your hands as a sort of aversion therapy. If you’d rather not experience the physical jolt of electricity, you can opt for emotional abuse instead. You’ll get a phone call where a person will call you a “lazy piece of garbage” every time you spend too much time on Facebook. So, who’s up for a social media cleanse?

Via The Verge

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Rebekah is a graphic design student living in South Carolina obsessed with all things design, technology, and J. Crew. When she’s not frantically working on projects for class, you can usually find her drinking large amounts of coffee with her laptop close beside.