Is Social Media Making Us Elitist?

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For years, we’ve known that social media platforms inspire jealousy. A 2013 study showed that people fall into a “spiral of envy” when Facebook reveals that their friends are excelling or leading glamorous lives. Scientific American reported that many studies indicate that “spending a lot of time on Facebook is linked to diminished well-being,” with Facebook-inspired envy increasing feelings of depression.

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