Facebook makes people sad

Tagged: Facebook, Off Topic, Entertainment, Computer Hardware, Gaming, Technology
Source: Fudzilla - Read the full article
Posted: 2 years 33 weeks ago

"A team of Utah Valley University boffins has established that regular Facebook users tend to be a bit more sad than non-users. The reason? Well, it all seems to boil down to envy. Facebook simply offers a quick glance into the lives of others, much like the East German Stasi, and in the end many users simply don’t like what they see.

The paper, aptly titled “They Are Happier and Having Better Lives than I Am”: The Impact of Using Facebook on Perceptions of Others' Lives, found that Facebook users were fairly judgmental and don’t care much for cheerful pictures and statuses posted by others. In the end most of the 400 students surveyed were more likely to think that other people were happier than them and those who used Facebook regularly were more likely to believe life is unfair. Which it is..."

 

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3dGameMan
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Very true, it's not just a saying it's true. Problem is, I'm not ignorant :/

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Ignorance is bliss. That's my philosophy. :)

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As the old saying goes.. The grass is greener on the other side. I can see your point Rodney, the people with everything would look at their friends with nothing and think how perfect their nothing lives are.

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When you see your friends happy and they seem to have everything and you don't, yea, I can see that. But remember, even people who have everything, are still envious, it's human nature.