Facebook is the world’s largest social network with more than 1.15 billion monthly active users. From users’ standpoint, the service serves an important purpose by helping keep friends and family connected around the world. But for some, Facebook is doing more harm than good; a recent study conducted by scientists at the University of Michigan found that the more people log in to Facebook, the less happy they are. Also Read - Google Play Store announces blanket ban on Sugar Daddy apps over sexual content
“On the surface, Facebook provides an invaluable resource for fulfilling the basic human need for social connection,” social psychologist Ethan Kross told The Telegraph. ”But rather than enhance well-being, we found that Facebook use predicts the opposite result – it undermines it.” In other words, the more people used Facebook, the more miserable they grew. Also Read - HP Pavilion 13 Review: A good thin and light laptop, that could have been better
While scientific, the study was not an extensive one — only 82 young adults were observed by Kross and his team while research was being conducted. The full study can be found here. Also Read - Realme Smart TV Full HD 32-inch review: Best 32-inch Android TV under Rs 20,000?