Monday, March 06, 2017
Not Necessarily Social
Social media may not benefit our human need to be in contact with others. A U.S. psychological study suggests that this brand of media may cause increased feeling of isolation and may even “cause feelings of envy.”
“We do not yet know which came first—the social media use or the perceived social isolation,” said a co-author of the study.
Today’s BBC post includes a resource on keeping social media in perspective.
___________________Wiki-image Lonely boy by Arief Rahman Saan (Ezagren) CC BY-SA 3.0