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Measuring Up: Social Comparisons on Facebook and Contributions to Self-Esteem and Mental Health

  title={Measuring Up: Social Comparisons on Facebook and Contributions to Self-Esteem and Mental Health},
  author={Angie Zuo},
These two exploratory studies examined how making social comparisons on social networking sites can impact an individual’s self-esteem and mental health outcomes. To examine the link between social comparison, Facebook use, self-esteem and mental health, a survey research study was conducted among 417 college undergraduates. The study found that the amount of time users spent on Facebook, Facebook investment, and both active and passive use were correlated with greater amounts of social… 

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