Research published in Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, she showed that she spent a lot of time Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat increases the sense of loneliness and creates depression.
The study showed that the main cause of this situation is a "subconscious comparison" between users of these social networks.
143 students actively participated in the experiment social networks (Facebook e Instagram), such as the smartphone application (Snapchat).
The longer it is used, the more likely it is to suffer Loneliness and / or depression. "Less attention social networks so we feel less ourselves, "said Melissa G. Hunt, one of the authors of the work.
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