Social media has brought a bunch of problems with it. Privacy issues aside, researchers have been discovering more and more psychological issues related to Facebook and its ilk.
Facebook-related paranoia is one thing, but narcissism has always been the dark cloud hovering over social media. A new study reveals the states getting the worst of Facebook-related narcissism.
HeyLets, a social media site, surveyed 2,500 Americans about their social media usage. The survey, which skewed 60% female, came up with some surprising results.
What's most surprising, however, is what HeyLets thinks of its user base:
On social networks like Facebook and Instagram, many so-called 'status updates' are really 'brag-ommendatons' — opportunities to enhance your status with friends and followers by showcasing your apparently amazing life.