Friday, June 17, 2011

Study says Facebook users are more social, political - The Boston Globe

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Facebook, it turns out, isn’t just a waste of time.

People who use it have more close friends, get more social support, and report being more politically engaged than those who don’t, according to a national study.

The report comes as Facebook, Twitter, and even the career-oriented LinkedIn continue to engrain themselves in our daily lives and change the way we interact with friends, coworkers, and long-lost buddies from high school.

Study says Facebook users are more social, political - The Boston Globe

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