Study finds too much social media is making us feel lonely and depressed

While marketing efforts such as running advertisements on TV and newspapers and the internet is one of the ways that you can attract new customers, a new way for restaurants to draw customers to their establishments is by creating food that is “Instagrammable”, which is basically to say that these food items look so good in photos that it makes you want to visit.In fact a steakhouse called Boston Chops has taken it to the next level by spending $10,000 on a customized table that is designed to help Instagrammers make their food look especially tasty. This includes moveable arm lights, lights whose intensities can be adjusted, along with their color temperature settings.This means that Instagrammers who want to tweak the lighting to better suit their photography style will be able to do so. Note that this is the only table that the restaurant has and is available for reservation. That being said, Boston Chops isn’t the first restaurant to try and cater to social media users. As we have covered in the past, th

Study finds too much social media is making us feel lonely and depressed

An interesting new experimental study from the University of Pennsylvania has demonstrated the first causal connection between social media use and feelings of depression and loneliness. ...

Tue 13 Nov 18 from Gizmag

Facebook back up after Americas service interruption

Facebook users in the Americas were able to get back onto their profiles Monday afternoon, after the social media network went down briefly across some parts of the region.

Mon 12 Nov 18 from Phys.org

Excessive posting of photos on social media is associated with increase in narcissism

A new study has established that excessive use of social media, in particular the posting of images and selfies, is associated with a subsequent increase in narcissism.

Fri 9 Nov 18 from Medical Xpress

One in four Australians are lonely

Fri 9 Nov 18 from Medical Xpress

Pro-breastfeeding communities empower new moms

Social media can positively influence breastfeeding related attitudes, knowledge and behavior, according to a new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Breastfeeding support groups ...

Thu 8 Nov 18 from Medical Xpress

Social media use increases Latino political participation

Usually, researchers study the effect communications have on the target of a message, says Alcides Velasquez, University of Kansas assistant professor of communication studies. But in the case ...

Tue 6 Nov 18 from Phys.org

Restaurant Creates $10,000 Table Designed For Instagram

While marketing efforts such as running advertisements on TV and newspapers and the internet is one of the ways that you can attract new customers, a new way for restaurants to draw customers ...

Sun 11 Nov 18 from Ubergizmo

France to hunt for tax cheats on social media

France's tax administrators will start searching through social media accounts in early 2019, a pilot project in the fight against tax avoidance, Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin told weekly ...

Sat 10 Nov 18 from Reuters Technology

Excessive posting of selfies linked to increase in...

Swansea researchers found those who used social media excessively, through visual postings, displayed an average 25% increase in such narcissistic traits over the four months of the study.

Fri 9 Nov 18 from Daily Mail

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