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When using social media becomes socially destructive

When using social media becomes socially destructive

If you're like most of the world, you make time for following friends on social media. In fact, 71% of adults who go online use Facebook and 23% use Twitter, according to the Pew Research Center. That isn't a bad thing at all. Positive posting and communication can be a real boost to your confidence and sense of connection to others. It can be surprisingly easy, though, to unconsciously slip into less healthful behavior on social media, and that can lead to anxiety and depression. Want to beat that "Facebook funk"? New research has identified which habits can lead to trouble and how to change your social media perspective to improve your mood and outlook. Don't...