Facebook Study Explains Why We Still Spend So Many Hours Stalking Each Other
Posted in: Internet Use/New Technologies at 06/07/2012 19:40
Americans spend eight hours a month on Facebook. And now, thanks to research by a team of university professors, we know better than ever why we just can't quit the habit.
A new study suggests we use the social media site to cure a simple ailment: boredom. In addition to satisfying our "entertainment" needs, Facebook also attracts us by providing an outlet for "interpersonal communication" and "self-expression," according to the researchers' report.