Facebook Lurking Can Make You Feel Miserable, According to Study


By Dr. Mercola Every month, 1.65 billion people actively use the social media site Facebook. On average, each user spends 50 minutes using the site daily, which doesn’t sound like that much until you consider it’s more time than is spent on any other leisure activity except for watching TV.1 In the U.S., Americans spend just 19 minutes, on average, reading each day and just 17 minutes on exercise, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.2 So the nearly one hour spent on Facebook is significant; it’s about the same amount of time spent eating and drinking (just over one hour). Further, it’s just an average. Some people spend far more than one hour perusing Facebook every day (teens, for instance, may spend up to nine hours), the consequences of which are only beginning to be understood. Lurking on Facebook May Make You Depressed Spend any time on Facebook and you’ll be inundated with photos and posts depicting other people’s seemingly perfect families and lives. Such posts can indu
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/01/05/facebook-negative-health-effects.aspx

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