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Frowny Facebook: social networking site predicts unhappiness

Facebook use correlates with declines in users’ well-being, according to a study from the University of Michigan, USA.

Researchers randomly texted a pool of 82 young adults, asking them about their emotive state and the frequency of their Facebook use, five times per day over a period of two weeks, and found increased use of the social networking site correlated with negative emotions.

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