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Instagram is even more depressing than Facebook

Jessica Winter (via Slate/ SMH) | July 24, 2013
The Human-Computer Institute at Carnegie Mellon has found that your "passive consumption" of your friends' feeds and your own "broadcasts to wider audiences" on Facebook correlate with feelings of loneliness and even depression.

To be sure, daily acts of stalkerism are all but part of the social contract at this point. But stalkerism heavily diluted with links to articles, one-on-one messaging and second cousins who still play FarmVille will always seem more palatable than the uncut version.

 

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