It has been proven that seeing your friends having fun on social networks is bad for the psyche

A lot of polls say that “sticking” in social media feeds can harm the psyche. Now there's more

one confirmation of this. Discuss

In the new work, scientists studied the phased implementationFacebook in US universities, which began at Harvard in 2004. Using student surveys, the authors showed that the advent of the platform made participants more likely to report poor mental health. The frequency of depression and anxiety increased by 7% and 20%, respectively.

Scientists argue that the influence is due to the fact thatPeople started comparing themselves to others on social media. Seeing everyone else having a great time is frustrating if you're not having fun too. The study also found that the advent of Facebook even skewed students' perceptions of how much alcohol other students were drinking.