Interesting facts about how social networks affect us

You can not check your page
And suddenly it's the message? Interesting post on the wall, which is an urgent need to Like? New fotochki other? In fact, you do not think so. You just check the page, because you can not not check it.
80% of surveyed users of social networks by researchers admitted that they can not check the page at least once a day. A third of respondents doing it with painful regularity and is horrified at the thought that something happens to their account (it seems to us that much more). Psychological dependence on social networks is not less strong than that of a smoker - from cigarettes. She even called the American psychologists «Facebook Addiction Disorder» (something like "Facebook addiction disorder»).

Social networks make you jealous
Even when reason and some do not. According to a survey, most people do not disdain surveillance in social networks for its partners. Especially because it's so easy and convenient to do. A couple of clicks - and the social network itself will give you a list of all potential rivals / competitors: all those who put huskies, all friends and potential friends. You can spend an exciting investigation!
Stop. Are you sure that is not looking for something that is not? 35% of respondents admitted that jealousy caused by social networks, in the end turned out to be groundless. And here's another sad news: Facebook has caused 1 of 5 divorces in the US and in the UK - 1 of 3. Agree frightening figures.

Social networks to help you in your work
While the majority of employers block access to social networks from work computers that employees are not distracted from work, psychologists recommend not to do so. People who use Facebook at work or Twitter work for 9% more productive than others. Short breaks on social network give the brain the opportunity to escape and relax. But only short!

Social networks can make you unhappy ...
Most people use social networks to talk about the positive aspects of your life. For example, upload pictures from a vacation, boasting buying some things to share funny video about a cat. But if your business went crooked road, from other social networks instantly turn into an enemy. Jealousy, sadness, inability to complain about the problem for fear of condemnation - all these feelings only worsen depressed mood and can lead you to depression. Studies have shown that in the long term overreliance on social networks turns you into a whiner and envious, even if these qualities are not peculiar to your nature.

... And can - happy!
You can show off. New haircut, new car, new girlfriend / boyfriend. You can talk about their personal triumphs and achievements - and receive approval! Finally, you can giggle over a funny comic that someone posted on the wall, and lift your mood. All this raises your self-esteem and adds life positive. Just be careful! Do not go in the social network frustrated and angry, she is like a magnifying glass, improves the good and bad worsens.

You lose friends
This fact is a combination of the previous ones. Envy, anger, high expectations, jealousy - social networks give us too many opportunities to show the worst qualities of his nature. Are you waiting for likes and praises, and you ignored it. You wrote to a friend that is personally important to you, and he did not respond, or being engaged, dismissed. It's a shame!
You should not expect from social networks replace full communion. Is something bothering you? Make an appointment at a cafe and talk about it. You are guaranteed to listen to and possibly support. At least likely to get another full attention you will have a lot more than if you're distracting him from study or work, suddenly decide to reveal the soul.

Social networks make you feel fat or in bad shape
75% of users are dissatisfied with their Facebook appearance. Of these, 51% refers to the reason for this comparison of their photos with others.


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