Sunday, August 25, 2013

Facebook Makes us Sadder

Facebook's mission "to make the world more open and connected" is a familiar refrain among company leaders. But the latest research shows connecting 1.1 billion users around the world may come at a psychological cost.
A new University of Michigan study on college-aged adults finds that the more they used Facebook, the worse they felt. The study, published in the journalPLOS One, found Facebook use led to declines in moment-to-moment happiness and overall life satisfaction.

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