A new study recently published in PLoS One under the title ‘Facebook Use Predicts Decline In Subjective Well-Being in Young Adults’ concludes:
The human need for social connection is well established, as are the benefits that people derive from such connections –. On the surface, Facebook provides an invaluable resource for fulfilling such needs by allowing people to instantly connect. Rather than enhancing well-being, as frequent interactions with supportive “offline” social networks powerfully do, the current findings demonstrate that interacting with Facebook may predict the opposite result for young adults—it may undermine it.
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