Is Facebook ruining your social skills and life? That’s the claim made by findings form the team at WhoIsHostingThis. In examining Facebook and its 1+ billion users they found that many users suffer from depression, envy, and infidelity.
According to the study out of 200 college student profiles investigated users with heavy Facebook use were more likely to claim some form of depression.
The study also found that heavy Facebook users are more likely to suffer from Envy and more likely to practice infidelity.
On the college front once again the study found a negatively correlation between heavy Facebook use and grades. As students spend more time on FB they spend less time studying and their college work ultimately suffers.
Here is the full infographic that showcases how Facebook might be ruining your social skills and relationships.
Author: James Kosur
James Kosur has worked in the new media space for the last 10 years, helping many publications build their audiences to millions of monthly readers. He currently serves as the Director of Business Development at Business2Community.com and the CEO of Aven Enterprises LLC.