Social Networks and Mental Health – foes or allies?

I will today return here for a post in this Blog that is a re-post from a page that I run in the Social Network Facebook. It is a community page that has been, of all the pages that I created the most successful, with more followers – 263 in total so far. The name of the page is Nature&Science, it is a community page and has this Blog page as the webpage of reference.

Here it is the point of dangers in Social Networks like Facebook. Without going into the details of the study, it is perhaps important to highlight that the problem is exposed in a manner that can be judged in way so as to always regard Social Networks as a mechanism to amplify the problems of the real lives behind the Media profile. So that is an obvious good thing to Social Networks in general, because it emphasises that the real problem isn’t the networks. It is something deeper than that, like the question of Social comparison. But to this vulnerability there is certainly differences between individuals, and we can make Digital Social Networks a tool to mitigate these problems -, by designing them in a way that don’t exacerbate or amplify the deep problems beneath the surface of a Social profile….

 The article that inspired this post was from the news site ScienceDaily titled:

Facebook use linked to depressive symptoms

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Here it is the point of dangers in Social Networks like Facebook. Without going into the details of the study, it is…

Posted by Nature & Science on Tuesday, April 7, 2015

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