According to Dscout, the average smartphone user touches their phone 2,617 times each day (if you’re in the top 10%, it’s actually more like 5,427). Another study shows the average American spends over 4 hours per day on their mobile device (a quarter of their waking hours) with half of that spent browsing social media. But I’d wager a bet that the majority of that time is spent, by default, without intentional thought as to what it is we’re actually doing.
One of the harsh truths of social media is that has programmed us into wanting more, not better. We are consuming, not creating. I highly recommend reading this blog post by Mike Schmitz.