Updating Status Messages on Facebook Reduces Loneliness, University of Arizona and Universitat Berlin Study

Published: Jan 10, 2013

According to a new study, updating status messages on Facebook lowers loneliness among college students, even when the status message isn't 'liked' by friends. Previous research has associated Facebook use with anxiety, debt and even higher weight. Whether or not Facebook increases depression is still open to debate. But almost everyone agrees that Facebook is addictive, and according to one study, even more than sex.

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