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Facebook Makes You Sad, Study Suggests

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August 15, 2013
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Researchers followed 82 young adults for two weeks and measured their levels of happiness and life satisfaction while using Facebook.


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The Bigger The Age Gap, The Greater The Risk Of Divorce

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Newsy (Nov. 10, 2014) — A study from Emory University suggests the bigger the age gap, the less likely a marriage will succeed, and it suggests even a year matters. Video provided by Newsy
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Facebook's Psychological Study Outrages Users, UK Regulators To Probe

Facebook's Psychological Study Outrages Users, UK Regulators To Probe

TheStreet (July 2, 2014) — Facebook reportedly manipulated the timeline feeds of nearly 700,000 users in 2012 to study how different emotional expressions change users' behavior. Facebook and its research partners concluded that if a user sees a lot of negative feeds, this user is more likely to post a negative status update. The psychological experiment was carried out without users' consent. UK data regulators are investigating whether Facebook violated data protection laws. Dr. Suzy Moat, Assistant Professor at the University of Warwick Business School joins Julia Sun to discuss the experiment. Video provided by TheStreet
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