There is no denying the fact that man is a social animal; even the solitary and introverted they agree they need a certain amount of social interaction. The way we socialize has changed however, most of us spend amounts of time online socializing with friends from Facebook increased
nonverbal cues play an important role in communication -. The experience of a face-to-face conversation and physical contact can not be replicated in any digital medium, no matter how useful it could be. As they spend more time online and make connections with friends from Facebook, we get increasingly disconnected from the real friends that we could meet in the real world. While we share the joys and sorrows of our friends on Facebook, just how much of an effect of making Facebook friends have of our happiness or sadness?
The opinion of an expert on the connection between social media and happiness
Facebook causes of unhappiness
“increased use of Facebook leads to a decrease not only momentary happiness or every day, but also in overall life satisfaction.”
It’s official – Facebook may be responsible for their unhappiness ! If you spend much time on Facebook, there is a good chance that you are not satisfied with your life in general and often feel depressed. Increased use of Facebook causes a decrease of not only momentary happiness or every day, but also in overall life satisfaction. That’s what researchers at the University of Michigan drawn from a study conducted among young adults.
Facebook leads to jealousy and envy
“Facebook users have greater access to information and the behavior of their partners and friends, creating conflicts of real life and rivalry, and “
Do you just run into a position he has told his ex is now dating his archenemy or his former classmate now on holiday in Mykonos while you are here struggling to cope with the work and are still single? We’ve all been in situations like these and the end result is an increase feelings of anger, jealousy, bitterness and suspicion. Facebook users have greater access to information and the behavior of their partners and friends, creating real-life conflict and rivalry as well. Well, all these could be categorically defined as signs of FOMO – The fear of losing
Facebook Spreads happiness
“people who feel lonely because of the weak social ties can benefit from the convenience of social networking sites like Facebook”
still can not write Facebook out, because in reality it is not all bad. Moreover, we can not live without it! If you have recently changed location, changed jobs, or are simply too busy to go out and socialize as often as you wish, Facebook does provide a good platform to be connected. As shown by some studies, people who feel lonely because of the weak social ties can benefit from the convenience of social networking sites like Facebook. Another study also found that happiness and positive posts or news channels happiness can actually induce, so people post positive messages themselves. Yes, happiness is contagious and your Facebook friends could help spread it. Of course, this might work in the other direction.
Although it is possible that spending too much time on Facebook that causes depression, these negative emotions can not arise unless we give back to friends in the real world. Therefore, although it can boast of 1,000 more Facebook friends, just remember that your true friends are those who meet online
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August 19, 2016