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After people went online for the first time, their sense of happiness and social connectedness dropped, over one to two years, as a function of how often they used the Internet.

Lonelier people weren’t inherently more likely to go online, either; a recent review of some seventy-five studies concluded that “users of Facebook do not differ in most personality traits from nonusers of Facebook.” (Nathan Heller wrote about loneliness in the magazine last year.) But, somehow, the Internet seemed to make them feel more alienated.

Research into the alienating nature of the Internet—and Facebook in particular—supports Kross’s conclusion.

For Ian Thorpe, the Olympic swimmer, his trade mark Thorpedo was found to be so synonymous with him that it reduced the risk that consumers would be confused by similar marks.

She also studies the relational effects of new media, such as how technology influences dating scripts and the experience of jealousy.

Nearing the end of my Sophomore year of high school I began dating Jane.

For some of the issues I bring up, I just want to mention them more than anything. Facebook displays how many contacts you have, and I think it's only human for people to be at least a little self-conscious about their friend count.

What can really get someone's insecurities going is when they see a profile where the person has like 847 friends.

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