Troubling news about Facebook

I mean, FB addiction is troubling enough, and I’m tired of being glued to it these days, to be honest. But then, I found this:

“Facebook envy holds some people back from happiness”

Just like the fashion magazines make you feel too fat or too not-stylish, or media overload in general makes you feel uneasy, apparently….reading Facebook status updates by your friends makes you feel as if you’re not having a glamorous or exciting or relaxing enough life.


A new study out of Stanford University showed Facebookers consistently underestimate how often other people have negative emotions, while overestimating how often they have positive ones.

The key here is not comparing your life to others.


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