What Not To Do On Facebook If You Want Great Relationships!

17 Apr

If you are on Facebook, this information might be very important to you. Why? New research from the University of Birmingham, University West of England, and the University of Edinburgh has found that sharing pictures of yourself on Facebook might have a significant negative impact on your real-life relationships. According to CBS News, “People who frequently post photos to Facebook can’t control how their various ‘friends’ will perceive the posts. It’s worth remembering that the information we post to our ‘friends’ on Facebook actually gets viewed by lots of different categories of people [including] partners, friends, family, colleagues, and acquaintances,” said Dr. David Houghton, lead author of the report… and each group seems to take a different view of the information shared. Our research found that those who frequently post photographs on Facebook risk damaging real-life relationships. This is because people, other than very close friends and relatives, don’t seem to relate well to those who constantly share photos of themselves.”

The study also found that people who share a lot of pictures of themselves tend to have less intimacy and closeness in their real relationships. The researchers also discovered that people who shared pictures for advertisers (with pictures of products) were viewed negatively. In other words, you may be helping the brand awareness of the product while also damaging your own personal relationships.

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