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Over-sharing of personal information and increased general activity on Facebook often displays someone dealing with “loneliness” or possible depression away from their computer. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Facebook Users Who Share Too Much Information More Lonely, Depressed

Over-sharing of personal information and increased general activity on Facebook often displays someone dealing with “loneliness” or possible depression away from their computer.

05/25/2014

Facebook and other social media websites help billions of people express themselves for the world to see, but these online platforms have now taken on a deeper meaning – people are using it to define themselves. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study: People Ignored On Facebook Feel Isolation, Less ‘Meaningful Existence’

The study finds that the more Facebook likes and comments that a person receives, the more likely they are to feel positive about themselves. On the other hand, the fewer likes and comments responding to a person’s status reflected feelings of loneliness and low self-worth.

05/13/2014

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