How Facebook is Making us Lonely and Unhappy

What is the connection with being active on social networks and being lonely? A lot more than you think. Watch this video below titled “The Innovation of Loneliness”:

 

Beautifully done. And I hope you didn’t miss the underlying message. It’s even more pernicious than that: not only are we becoming more lonely with  frequent use of Facebook, we’re also feeling terrible about it as a consequence.

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3 thoughts on “How Facebook is Making us Lonely and Unhappy

  1. that’s really well done! i like the graphics. yeah, i also heard that you can only have 12 meaningful relationships from another study. i tried to google it, but i can’t find it anymore. 150 on fb.. that’s good to know..

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