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For the first time, researchers say Facebook can cause depression

From MarketWatch:

“It was striking,” says Melissa Hunt, psychology professor at University of Pennsylvania, who led the study. “What we found over the course of three weeks was that rates of depression and loneliness went down significantly for people who limited their (social media) use.”

Source: For the first time, researchers say Facebook can cause depression – MarketWatch

Facebook has been getting hammered for politics, lack of privacy and now this.