MakeUseOf: How to Stop Social Media Envy From Taking Over Your Life

MakeUseOf: How to Stop Social Media Envy From Taking Over Your Life. “Envy is that painful longing to have what others have. And if you’ve ever felt envious of people you see on Facebook or Instagram, you are not alone. Because of social media, people are constantly bombarded with updates about friends, family, or acquaintances and their achievements, travels, and seemingly perfect lives. So it’s hard not to fall victim to envy, jealousy, and resentment. This phenomenon is called social media envy—and it has become so pervasive that numerous studies have even linked it with symptoms of depression.”

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