Researchers say deactivating Facebook could be good for emotional well-being

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If you’re looking for a little boost of happiness, researchers say a new study shows deactivating your Facebook could be good for your emotional well-being.

But while you may be happier, you might end up less informed.

Facebook is often used as a way to keep up with current events, socialize and stay active in communities.

The majority of people who took part in the study chose to reactivate their accounts when the study was over, but say they used it less after logging back on.

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(This story was originally published on February 1, 2019)

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