Facebook lurking makes you miserable, says study - BBC News

Too much Facebook browsing at Christmas - and seeing all those "perfect" families and holiday photos - is more likely to make you miserable than festive, research suggests. A University of Copenhagen study suggests excessive use of social media can ...and more »

Facebook makes you unhappy and makes jealous people particularly sad, study finds - The Independent

Facebook is making us unhappy and causing people who suffer “Facebook envy” to be particularly depressed, a study has found. Users who took a week-long break from the social media site were found to be more satisfied with life and rated their own ...and more »

Feeling Blue? Take a Break from Facebook - PsychCentral.com

A new study shows that regular use of social networking sites such as Facebook can negatively affect your emotional well-being and satisfaction with life. But you don't have to quit Facebook altogether, according to researchers. Changing your social ...and more »

Want to feel happier? Take a break from Facebook - NHS Choices

"Facebook lurking makes you miserable, says study," BBC News reports after a Danish study found regular users who took a week-long break from the social media site reported increased wellbeing. The one-week trial assigned Facebook users to either give ...and more »

Facebook break can boost wellbeing, study suggests - The Guardian

People could struggle to stay off Facebook, the report's author said, so quitting altogether may be necessary. Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters. Facebook. Facebook break can boost wellbeing, study suggests. Research finds leaving social network for a ...and more »

Taking A Break From Facebook May Boost Mental Health, Study Finds - Forbes

We know that social media isn't great for our mental health—plenty of studies have found correlations between heavier Facebook use and depression, feelings of envy and isolation and lower self-esteem. Now, a study finds that after a week of quitting ...and more »

Facebook 'lurking' is making you miserable and here's what you can do about it - Mashable

LONDON — Another study has proved what we already knew but didn't want to admit — Facebook 'lurking' is making you miserable. A new study by the University of Copenhagen has revealed that regular use of social media such as Facebook can harm ...and more »

Feeling Down? Taking A Break From Facebook Might Help, Says Study - Tech Times

New research shows that taking breaks from Facebook could positively influence people's well-being. The study found a deterministic causality between not spending time on the social networking website for an entire week and feeling better, both ...and more »

The science behind why you should stop stalking your ex on Facebook this Christmas - Daily Mail

It's OK, you can admit it, we've all done it, but now new research has shown that stalking your ex on Facebook is actually bad for you. It's not just your ex you should stop snooping on either, but pretty much everyone you know. That's because a new ...and more »

Too much 'lurking' on social media makes you miserable: study - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

EXCESSIVE use of social media without connecting with others is more likely to make you miserable, a study showed. The study, published recently in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking, was conducted by researchers at the ...and more »