Do Your Selfies Have You Thinking About Plastic Surgery?

Social media may be making us more interconnected, but it’s also making us more conscious of our looks, a recent survey says. One in three facial plastic surgeons in a poll by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) reported that patients are more aware of their appearance because of social media … Read More

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Are You Tweeting Away Your Relationships?

If you use the microblogging platform Twitter a lot, your real-life connections might be in danger. A new study says that too much tweeting can damage your intimate relationships. Researchers at the University of Missouri surveyed nearly 600 people with Twitter accounts. The participants told researchers they are on Twitter for nearly an hour a … Read More

Is Facebook Causing Divorce?

A recent survey in the UK blames Facebook for nearly one-third of all divorces. While this may or may not be valid, more couples point to what they see on their spouse’s profile page as evidence. Scott Bea, Psy.D., a clinical psychologist in Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, says, “I think social media … Read More