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People who are 'phone snubbed' by others often turn to their own phones, social media for acceptance, study finds

People who are phone snubbed – or “phubbed” – by others are, themselves, often turning to their smartphones and social media to find acceptance, …

Multi-social millennials more likely depressed than social(media)ly conservative peers

Compared with the total time spent on social media, use of multiple platforms is more strongly associated with depression and anxiety among young …

Person of the Year 2017:TheSilenceBreakers

Movie stars are supposedly nothing like you and me. They're svelte, glamorous, self-­possessed. They wear dresses we can't afford and live in houses …

People who use social media a lot are isolated, study says

You might think that social media allows us to be connected to our loved ones 24/7, but a new study has discovered that it’s actually making us feel …

Social Media

Can social media help you lose weight?

WASHINGTON D.C: The study from the University of California, Irvine examines the role of virtual communities and public commitment in setting and …

Conflicting views on social media balanced by an algorithm: Selected influential users can efficiently spread information on both sides of a controversial discussion.

Selected influential users can efficiently spread information on both sides of a controversial discussion.<p>Researchers have designed an algorithm that …

Why Instagram Is the Worst Social Media for Mental Health

Instagram is the worst social media network for mental health and wellbeing, according to a recent survey of almost 1,500 teens and young adults. …

People fake to look real on social media

Presenting an authentic image on social network sites (SNSs) includes an element of fakery according to a new study. During the study, researchers …

Most people 'aren't as happy as their friends' on social media: Social networking services may foster users' negative perceptions about their own popularity and happiness

Social networking services may foster users' negative perceptions about their own popularity and happiness<p>A study led by computer scientists has …

“I Will Listen”: How Social Media Can Diminish the Stigma of Mental Illness

One in four people will suffer from mental illness at some point in their lifetimes, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Yet often …

How Hate Speech Boosts Bigotry and Intolerance

1.1K<p>SHARES<p>As hate speech continues to rise—and not just in the United States—social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are struggling to deal …

The Hidden Relationship Benefits of Binge-Watching

Many of us may know the pleasures of binging Netflix comedies with a romantic partner or cuddling up to watch Game of Thrones every Sunday night. If …

Facebook and Twitter 'harm young people's mental health'

Poll of 14- to 24-year-olds shows Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter increased feelings of inadequacy and anxiety<p>Four of the five most popular forms of social media harm young people’s mental health, with Instagram the most damaging, according to research by two health …

Mental Health

Using Instagram can increase adolescents' closeness to friends: Frequent use could result in depressed moods

Frequent use could result in depressed moods<p>Adolescents' use of Instagram actually strengthened the closeness of their friendships, new research has …

'FOMO': Heavy social media use leading to depression among teens

The finding is one of a number documented in the fifth annual National Stress and Wellbeing in Australia Survey, which has documented the impact of …

Narcissistic individuals use social media to self-promote

Narcissism has a modest but reliable positive relationship with a range of social media behaviors, a new statistical review of 62 studies with over …

Narcissism

I, narcissist – vanity, social media, and the human condition

The numbers alone tell a powerful story of self-obsessions. More than 80m photographs uploaded to Instagram every day, more than 3.5bn ‘likes’ every day, and some 1.4bn people - 20% of the world’s population - publishing details of their lives on Facebook.<p>Is social media turning a relatively modest …

Social Media

Sense of Purpose Reduces Need for Social Media "Likes"

New research suggests social media users with a strong sense of purpose are able to move on whether their posts are “liked” or “not liked.”<p>For many, …

Can Snapchat Cause Jealousy?

Snapchat was launched in 2011, and has now been adopted by many Smartphone users. The unique feature of Snapchat is that it allows users to send …

Social Media

Blame the Echo Chamber on Facebook. But Blame Yourself, Too

Ever since the Presidential elections, every one I know seems to be worrying about their social media echo chamber. And no one seems to see the irony …

Social media helps users embrace differences, provide support to one another, study finds

According to recent statistics, more than 175 million tweets are sent daily, and 11 accounts are created every second on Twitter. One celebrity who …

Using Facebook and Twitter a lot can actually decrease stress — if you’re a woman

It's become almost common knowledge now that being constantly connected makes us unhappy, particularly when it comes to being inundated with incessant social media posts. There's a reason that "unplugging" was a popular New Year's resolution for 2015.<p>But before you decide that limiting your …

Social Media

New Study Links Facebook To Depression: But Now We Actually Understand Why.

The irony of Facebook is by now known to most. The “social” network has been linked to a surprising number of undesirable mental health consequences: Depression, low self-esteem, and bitter jealousy among them. Now, a new study in the <i>Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology</i> finds that not only do …

Social Media

Search Engines Change How Memory Works

Thanks to search engines, most simple facts don't need to be remembered. They can be accessed with a few keystrokes, plucked from ubiquitous …

Smartphones linked to lazy thinking: Study

They may be called smartphones but the devices are making our brains lazy, a University of Waterloo study suggests.<p>Phones today are capable of much …

Behavior

Happiness is contagious in social networks - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- If you're feeling great today, you may end up inadvertently spreading the joy to someone you don't even know.<p>This network from 2000, colored for average mood, shows yellow as happy, blue as sad, and green as in-between.<p>New research shows that in a social network, happiness spreads among …

Goldfish have a better attention span than you, smartphone user

A study from Microsoft claims mobile devices have shortened the average human attention span to just eight...SQUIRREL!<p>Of all the movies about species that attempt to overtake humanity -- Planet of the Apes films, the Piranha movies, Night of the Lepus -- none has focused on the goldfish. However, …

Social Media