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Facebook says ‘passively consuming’ the News Feed will make you feel worse about yourself →

In a remarkable blog post, citing both internal and academic research, the company said “in general, when people spend a lot of time passively consuming information — reading but not interacting with people — they report feeling worse afterward.” At the same time, actively communicating with friends “is linked to improvements in well-being,” the company said.

Well, duh.

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