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Facebook is Not Such a Good Thing for Those With Low Self-Esteem, University of Waterloo Study


2/2/2012 7:38:48 AM

In theory, the social networking website Facebook could be great for people with low self-esteem. Sharing is important for improving friendships. But in practice, people with low self-esteem seem to behave counterproductively, bombarding their friends with negative tidbits about their lives and making themselves less likeable, according to a new study which will be published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

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