Passive Facebook usage undermines affective well-being: Experimental and longitudinal evidence.

@article{Verduyn2015PassiveFU,
  title={Passive Facebook usage undermines affective well-being: Experimental and longitudinal evidence.},
  author={Philippe Verduyn and David S Lee and Jiyoung Park and Holly Shablack and Ariana Orvell and Joseph Bayer and Oscar Ybarra and John Jonides and Ethan Kross},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. General},
  year={2015},
  volume={144 2},
  pages={
          480-8
        }
}
Prior research indicates that Facebook usage predicts declines in subjective well-being over time. How does this come about? We examined this issue in 2 studies using experimental and field methods. In Study 1, cueing people in the laboratory to use Facebook passively (rather than actively) led to declines in affective well-being over time. Study 2 replicated these findings in the field using experience-sampling techniques. It also demonstrated how passive Facebook usage leads to declines in… CONTINUE READING

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