Facebook Misery Index: Quantifying Exactly How Bad Facebook Makes You Feel
Admit it. Zuck's take on social media evokes more crappiness than happiness. Here's exactly why Facebook makes you blue.
Thu, December 19, 2013
IDG News Service —
But perhaps most damning of all, research suggested that Facebook might not be the super-fun, up-with-people service that Zuck and company envisioned.
In January, a study published by Berlin's Humboldt University reported that Facebook makes us envious. In August, a University of Michigan study told us that Facebook makes many young people depressed.
Have you had similar reactions? Compare your own Facebook experience to the sample index below, and ask yourself if Facebook is, on balance, a good thing or a bad habit.