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Is ‘Facebook Envy’ Making You Depressed?

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1599450_740089366008954_1315479800_o Dan Taylor
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Seems like there’s always a study about Facebook, and new research has found more ways that that site can make you miserable.

The worst offender to “Facebook envy” may be a surprise, but it’s looking at your friend’s vacation photos.

The study conducted by two German universities found that the second-most anxiety-producing Facebook subject was “social interaction” — like comparing the number of birthday greetings you get to a co-worker or friend.

Another form of ‘Facebook envy’ happens when you see a friend or co-worker celebrating a promotion, new job or work milestone on the site.

Read more about ‘Facebook envy’ and what it may be doing to you by clicking HERE and take our very scientific poll:

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