A Week Without Facebook Can Make You Happier
You’re not the only one who thinks Facebook is mentally draining.
A new study by the University of Copenhagen found during a one-week experiment that quitting Facebook leads to a happier life. Yes, the people posting on your Facebook timeline are negatively affecting your well-being.
A little more than 1,000 people participated in the study. Some of them pledged not to use Facebook for a week while the others continued using Facebook as they usually do.
Results showed that 87 percent of the group who couldn’t log onto Facebook only lasted a week without the social media site. Of the ones who did make it a week, they reported a higher level of happiness, according to Esquire.com.
Danish researcher Morten Tromholt also found that 55 percent of Facebook users were more likely to…