“A new study [...] suggests that quitting Facebook is unequivocally positive for one's mental health.”

I am not sure if you really needed a study to determine that


Thu, Jan 31st, 2019 11:06 by capnasty NEWS

Salon brings to attention a study by researchers at Stanford University and New York University who determined that not using Facebook increased user's mental well-being. Meanwhile Facebook continues to receive scathing news coverage for its questionable business practices. Investors don't care.

Overall, researchers concluded that not using Facebook reduced online activity, including other social media use, and increased offline activity such as watching television and socializing with friends and family more. Those who deactivated also observed a decrease in political polarization and news knowledge, and an increase in subjective well-being. The one-month cleanse also led to a reduction in time spent on Facebook for several weeks after the experiment.



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