An investigation published in Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, revealed to spend a lot of time in Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat increases the sense of loneliness and generates Depression.
The study showed that the main cause of these conditions is "subconscious comparison" between users of these social networks.
143 students participated actively in the experiment, both social networks (Facebook and Instagram), such as the smartphone messaging application (Snapchat).
The longer it is used, the more likely it is to suffer loneliness and or Depression. "Less attention to social networks It makes us feel less lonely, "said Melissa G. Hunt, one of the authors of the work.
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