Social media makes us feel more lonely

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Social media websites designed to help people connect are actually having the opposite effect and causing users to feel more alone, a new study has found.

The more time people spend online on platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, the more likely they are to feel cut off from the rest of the world, according to psychologists.

People who typically spend more than two hours online a day are doubling their chances of feeling isolated, US researchers discovered… More at Sky News.

Makes perfect sense. In my experience Twitter can be a negative place to hang out whereas Facebook is just, well I just hate it for so many reasons.

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