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Social Media Changes Behaviour -- For The Worse

A study by Anxiety UK reveals that the use of technology and social media increases anxiety amongst consumers. The study found that more than half of respondents surveyed saw their behaviour change negatively when using social networking sites on a regular basis. Spending too much time in front of a computer, comparing themselves to others, online confrontation and have trouble disconnecting were reasons found to cause anxiety. Forty-five percent of respondents who were not able to access their email or social networking accounts became worried or uncomfortable as a result.

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