Need Higher Self Esteem? Check Your Facebook.
So I think scientists that study facebook are a step below scientists that study smoking weed. But still, some doctors have found out checking your facebook could be an easy way to boost how you feel about yourself.
Next time you feel like a loser, don't try to get motivated or improve your life, go get on facebook. Researchers at Cornell University, have found that people who checked their facebook instead of looking into a mirror, responded more positively when tested about themselves. The reason why?
Unlike a mirror, which reminds us of who we really are and may have a negative effect on self-esteem if that image does match with our ideal, Facebook can show a positive version of ourselves
Since it's your facebook, you aren't going to put up your worst pictures. And even nerds have facebook friends who like their status, comment on their pictures, and shares interests. The research stressed facebook doesn't make your life any better, it just made it look better. And considering the self esteem issues running around the Banana, it'd make me feel good if you added us.