While class action suits rage around Wall Street and the shares of Facebook continue their third day of sell offs (http://on.wsj.com/LpyLUK), the real problem behind the world’s biggest social media site may be the unhappiness of the users.
JWT Intelligence reports on research done in Singapore, China and the US that reveals
- 57% of people feel jealous of others on social media sites
- 55% feel bad after taking a glimpse at other people’s lives via social media
- 62% feel pressure to be witty on social media
- 57% feel social media interactions are a source of stress