A new study has found that people who use Facebook are more likely to report feelings of depression, most likely due to the phenomenon of “social comparison” in which people weigh the average moments in their own lives against the “highlight reels” posted online by their friends. What do you think?
“It’s terrible that it’s depressing all my friends, but my life is pretty fucking great.”
Randall Dawson • Marketing Manager
“That’s why I hide updates from all but my most pathetic friends.”
Erin Williams • Takeout Menu Editor
“What’s the alternative, just not using Facebook?”
Gerald Szabo • Systems Analyst