New Study Finds 98% of Internet Users Prefer Scrolling to Productivity

In a groundbreaking revelation that has sent shockwaves through the digital realm, a recent study has discovered that a staggering 98% of internet users vastly prefer mindlessly scrolling through endless streams of content to engaging in any form of meaningful productivity.

The study, conducted by the prestigious Institute of Digital Distraction (IDD), surveyed thousands of individuals across various age groups and demographics. The results were nothing short of astonishing, revealing an overwhelming consensus in favor of procrastination over productivity.

"We were initially astounded by the unanimity of the responses," said Dr. Timothy Timewaster, lead researcher at the IDD. "But upon closer examination, it became clear that the allure of memes, cat videos, and online debates is simply too powerful for the average internet user to resist."

According to the study, the average internet user spends approximately 80% of their waking hours glued to their screens, with only a measly 2% of that time dedicated to tasks that could be considered remotely productive.

"It's truly a marvel of modern society," remarked one participant in the study. "With the entire wealth of human knowledge at our fingertips, we choose to spend our time arguing with strangers on Twitter and watching fail compilations on YouTube. It's like we're living in a golden age of digital procrastination."

The findings have sparked a wave of concern among productivity experts and employers alike, who worry about the long-term implications of this epidemic of digital distraction.

"We're witnessing a generation that is more adept at crafting the perfect meme response than they are at basic life skills," lamented productivity guru, Dr. Efficiency Expert. "It's as if we've collectively decided that instant gratification is more important than meaningful accomplishments."

Despite the grim outlook, some optimists point to the silver lining of this pervasive culture of procrastination.

"Sure, we may not be curing diseases or solving world hunger," said one self-proclaimed internet aficionado. "But think of all the dopamine hits we're getting from those likes and retweets. In a way, isn't that its own form of fulfillment?"

As the debate rages on, one thing remains clear: the internet's siren call of endless distraction shows no signs of abating anytime soon. And as long as there are cat videos to watch and memes to share, the allure of productivity will continue to fade into the background, overshadowed by the irresistible temptation of the digital abyss.

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