Thursday , August 22 2019

Tag Archives: Social Media

Social media: Is it to blame for young people being lonelier than others?

Social Media

Young people are lonelier than all other age groups, according to recent findings from the BBC Loneliness Experiment. In a survey of more than 55,000 people, 40% of 16- to 24-year-olds reported feeling lonely often or very often. This trend for high youth loneliness has also been captured in other national surveys by the Office for National Statistics in 2017 …

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And then came ‘The Internet’

And then came internet

Remember the times when we would be chased around the house after coming all dirty and sweaty after playing in the grounds for a long time and also for passing study hours? Ah! Honestly those were the days. No matter how tearful and hurt we were after those whacks and ear-twistings, it has made us a little more disciplined than the kids of this …

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Facebook admits it can make people feel worse

Facebook

Call it admonition from parents and behavioural experts or self-introspection but Facebook has for the first time admitted that passively scrolling through posts on the social media platform can make people feel worse — while active engagement on the platform may have the opposite effect. Citing scientific research on well-being and social media, Facebook highlighted the two sides of using …

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