Is quitting Facebook good or bad for your health?

Recent research by the University of Queensland suggests that quitting Facebook can reduce stress, but also make you unhappy.  Gizmodo reports:

“Taking a Facebook break for just five days reduced a person’s level of the stress hormone cortisol,” said Dr Eric Vanman of the School of Psychology, who led the study.

There was a bit of a mixed result, though, as with the improvement in physiological stress by giving up Facebook, there were also lower feelings of well-being.

“People said they felt more unsatisfied with their life, and were looking forward to resuming their Facebook activity,” Dr Vanman said.

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