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Facebook makes you miserable

By New Renter following x   2013 Aug 15, 9:37am 3,496 views   7 comments   watch   nsfw   quote     share    


http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21583593-using-social-network-seems-make-people-more-miserable-get-life#!

Ethan Kross of the University of Michigan and Philippe Verduyn of Leuven University in Belgium, has shown that the more someone uses Facebook, the less satisfied he is with life. Past investigations have found that using Facebook is associated with jealousy, social tension, isolation and depression. But these studies have all been cross-sectionalin other words, snapshots in time. As such, they risk confusing correlation with causation: perhaps those who spend more time on social media are more prone to negative emotions in the first place. The study conducted by Dr Kross and Dr Verduyn is the first to follow Facebook...

1   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2013 Aug 15, 12:49pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Facebook makes me miserable and I don't even have an account with them.

2   New Renter   ignore (11)   2013 Aug 15, 1:29pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Dan8267 says

Facebook makes me miserable and I don't even have an account with them.

Try Fuckbook instead.

3   Ceffer   ignore (1)   2013 Aug 15, 4:39pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

I heard that Facebook makes the NSA happy all the time.

4   New Renter   ignore (11)   2013 Aug 15, 5:11pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Ceffer says

I heard that Facebook makes the NSA happy all the time.

I heard the SEC prefers fuckbook.

http://www.cnn.com/2010/POLITICS/04/23/sec.porn/index.html

5   elliemae   ignore (0)   2013 Aug 16, 1:14am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Lamebook is a great way to spend an afternoon. Facebook, not so much.

6   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2013 Aug 16, 1:53am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

New Renter says

Ceffer says

I heard that Facebook makes the NSA happy all the time.

I heard the SEC prefers fuckbook.

http://www.cnn.com/2010/POLITICS/04/23/sec.porn/index.html

As the country was sinking into its worst financial crisis in more than 70 years, Security and Exchange Commission employees and contractors cruised porn sites and viewed sexually explicit pictures using government computers, according to an agency report obtained by CNN.

Well, that's a step up from having sex with the people you are suppose to regulate. I guess we should be relatively happy.

7   Tenpoundbass   ignore (15)   2013 Aug 16, 2:33am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Any Married man who's wife stayed up all hours of the night playing farmville and looking at all of the pictures of food and happy kids on happy vacations, that their "friends" post all day, could have told you that.


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