By Lizette Borreli | Tue, 12/03/2013 - 19:02
Adolescent girls who publicly share photos on Facebook have a negative body image and an increasing chance of suffering from eating disorders.
By Lecia Bushak | Fri, 11/29/2013 - 18:05
Researchers found ways to analyze status updates to identify a person’s personality traits, including narcissism or psychopathy.
By Justin Caba | Fri, 11/01/2013 - 12:46
Facebook knows if your relationship is going to last or hit the skids soon.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 10/06/2013 - 18:55
A massive amount of data from more than 15.4 million Facebook messages has helped English-language researchers glean new insights into personality.
By John Ericson | Thu, 09/26/2013 - 16:14
Social media boosts self-efficacy and success rates among individuals trying to quit smoking, a new study suggests.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 09/15/2013 - 17:59
A person's use of Facebook reveals deeply rooted feelings about self-regard, a new study finds.
By John Ericson | Sun, 09/01/2013 - 13:54
MRI scans suggest that Facebook addiction could be a real psychological condition, as the intensity of use corresponds to heightened cerebral activity.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Sat, 08/24/2013 - 17:54
Pavlov Poke, a device created by two MIT students, will shock users if they stay on Facebook too long.
By Nsikan Akpan | Wed, 08/14/2013 - 17:00
A University of Michigan study finds that the more people used Facebook during one time period, the more they felt depressed.
By Nsikan Akpan | Thu, 08/08/2013 - 14:21
An MIT/NYU study confirms that "liking" something online may lead others to do the same, especially when others disagree.
By Nsikan Akpan | Thu, 07/18/2013 - 08:15
Doctors use the social media site Facebook to find the source of a strep throat outbreak among high school students in Minnesota.
By Nsikan Akpan | Tue, 06/18/2013 - 02:10
A Facebook-based social media initiative triggered a 21-fold increase in registered organ donors across the US in a single day.