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Facebook Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (FBOCD)

Definition - What does Facebook Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (FBOCD) mean?

Facebook Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (FBOCD) refers to the compulsive use of Facebook or social media.

Based on the psychological term Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), FBOCD is not a medical condition. It is a more general label or designation used to refer to a person’s Facebook-related activities.

Techopedia explains Facebook Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (FBOCD)

FBOCD is used in both serious and non-serious ways. For example, the FBOCD label may bs used to refer to a friend or coworker who repeatedly checks his or her Facebook account, chats or updates profiles.

A more accurate description of FBOCD as a branch of true OCD involves repetitive habits or tendencies, such as someone that needs to update Facebook at a certain time each day or implement other social media regiments.

Generally, terms like FBOCD are considered Internet slang. These types of terms are often casually used as acronyms in digital communications like chat rooms and instant messaging.

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