Study: Browsing Facebook for Just 3 Minutes Improves Students' Self-Esteem

A new study finds that Facebook can improve childrens' self-esteem. What did the Cornell researchers discover?

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The evolution of social media has prompted much academic investigation into the impacts of Facebook on youth. How will the social network affect a new generation of children coming of age in a digital information age?

While we’ve heard if the potential negative implications of Facebook, like cyber-bullying and eating disorders, a new study suggests that Facebook may actually improve student’s self-confidence.

The study was released in “Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking,” a journal dedicated to exploring the impact of Internet, multi-media, and virtual reality on behavior and society, found that Facebook boosts self-esteem..

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