Facebook Use and Well-Being

Over a billion people on this globe have membership in Facebook–the largest social community of its kind on the planet. Researchers conducted a two week study in young people to determine how they feel moment-to-moment and how satisfied they are with their lives. The more people used Facebook during this period of time the lower their life satisfaction! Confounders were adjusted for, including size of Facebook networks.

PositiveTip: Real human interactions are a needed for balance in all things is very important–including social media involvement.