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A major new study pours cold water on previous research that claims Facebook exacerbates depression

Are you a social-media aficionado or investor? If so, this new research on Facebook is unlikely to make you feel depressed.

Social-media sites like Facebook FB, -0.41% which has 2.38 billion users worldwide, Instagram, Snapchat SNAP, +3.18% and Twitter TWTR, +0.64% make it easier to maintain relationships, access health information, improve mental health and even avoid serious psychological distress, according to a new study by Keith Hampton, professor of media and information at Michigan State University.

‘Taking a snapshot of the anxiety felt by young people today and concluding that a whole generation is at risk because of social media ignores more noteworthy social changes.

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