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Facebook and mental health - Psychology study sheds light on what could make Facebook use unhealthy

For many of us, the social media platform Facebook is a big part of our lives. However, studies have recently revealed that there is a relationship between Facebook and mental health problems, like low self-esteem. Some studies have revealed more about this connection.

The connection of Facebook and depression is debated. Users may use Facebook to gain a positive self image, or to self-compare, so much so that their Facebook activity may intrude with daily functioning and activities, as well as personal mood.