Researchers say Facebook is causing depression in some


POSTED: Monday, March 28, 2011 - 9:26pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - 3:38am

TYLER - A group of doctors in the online journal "Pediatrics", say Facebook, the social networking site, can be especially tough for individuals dealing with poor self-esteem.

The group claims Facebook's "friends" tallies, constant status updates, and pictures of happy-looking people having a good time, can make some students feel depressed.

The researchers also adds Facebook depression to a laundry list of potential harms linked to social media such as cyber bullying, and sexting.


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Don't believe everything you hear through this medium. Nothing wrong with keeping up with friends, but IT does not take the place of being there in person. Use FB wisely.

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