New study links Facebook usage to unhappiness
The more you use Facebook, the sadder you are. That's according to a new study out Friday morning.
Researchers at the University of Michigan have linked the time spent on the social networking website with overall happiness; or, the lack thereof.
The reasoning is straightforward -- the social comparison process is at play when users constantly peruse other friends' profiles.
And since people typically post positive things on their walls -- like vacation photos and job and relationship successes -- some of us feel left out.
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