When you keep scrolling through all of your social media feeds, looking for the most recent upsetting news about the latest catastrophe. The amount of time spent doing this is directly proportional to how much worse you're going to feel after you're done.
Dude! Stop doomscrolling, It's only going to make you feel worse!

I can't! The dopamine loop is too strong!
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Obsessively reading social media posts about how utterly fucked we are.
I've got to stop doomscrolling about covid-19, it's making me depressed.
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Doomscrolling is scrolling through Twitter in 2020 becoming sadder the further through you scroll. There is no end.
Person 1: Whatchya doin
Person 2: doomscrolling through twitter looking at how fucked our world is
Person 1: m’kay have fun with that
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The act of consuming an endless procession of negative online news.
"Are they changing the name of Twitter to doomscrolling"
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When you start scrolling and just can’t stop. You’re doomed cuz you can’t stop yourself.
I got on Reddit and couldn’t stop scrolling for new posts, unable to stop. I was doomscrolling.
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Doom is the attitude of the person scrolling. It could be cat videos, but the person is scrolling because they are incapable of doing otherwise, and the only happiness they are capable of is in refreshing their newsfeed.
All the news is great, what's wrong with Tommy?

Oh, he can't enjoy it. He's caught in a loop and is doomscrolling to hell.
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Searching for the most depressing, conspiracy ridden, fake news online articles just to see how far some people will go with their ideas and views.
My life has been so much better since I quit Doomscrolling all the time.
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