Researchers: Facebook Depression

Researchers: Facebook Depression

“A new study conducted by psychologists at the University of Pennsylvania has shown — for the first time — a causal link between time spent on social media and depression and loneliness, the researchers said.”

““It was striking,” says Melissa Hunt, psychology professor at University of Pennsylvania, who led the study. “What we found over the course of three weeks was that rates of depression and loneliness went down significantly for people who limited their (social media) use.” ”

[For the first time, researchers say Facebook can cause depression – MarketWatch]1“It was striking,” says Melissa Hunt, psychology professor at University of Pennsylvania, who led the study. “What we found over the course of three weeks was that rates of depression and loneliness went down significantly for people who limited their (social media) use.”

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Facebook certainly does cause depression. I am depressed about what Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat are causing and I do not even have such accounts.

They feed on the sins of my people and relish their wickedness. Hosea 4:8

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It is comforting though to know that Governor Inslee of Seattle Washington State trotted to the gate for providing every child in public school with iPads. Of course the more depressed individuals are the greater Governor Inslee’s, of Seattle in Washington State, voting share.

After all Twitter and Facebook are crowd manipulators and Governor Inslee of Seattle in Washington State should be bared from using them. No one should have to give up their personal information just to be heard by Governor Inslee of Seattle in Washington State.

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“And often children are showing an attention span when playing on those devices that their teachers at school can only dream of. My son is here no exception. I asked him whom he loves more, his iPad or mom and dad. He told me his iPad but that mom and dad come a close second.  – Shanghai Mamas

If you don’t believe Shanghai Mamas look at the science, it is an established fact.