Other Women Judge You For Your Sexy Facebook Selfies

Teen girls and young women who post sexy photos of themselves on social media sites are viewed negatively by their peers, a new study finds.

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Get Inspired: Woman With Crohn’s Shares Bikini Photo With Colostomy Bags

Tired of letting her condition control her life, this 23-year-old exposed her colostomy bags at the beach.

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4 Ways to Help Turn Friends into BFFs

You have more than 700 Facebook friends, but how many could you call when your car breaks down? Here’s how to better your besties.

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Does Facebook Make Women Feel Bad About Their Bodies?

Too much time on Facebook may take a toll on a young woman’s sense of self-esteem, particularly how she feels about her body, a new study suggests.

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5 Ways to Use Social Media to Stay Positive

Recent research says Facebook feelings are contagious. Here are five ways to use social media to spread positivity.

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Facebook Feelings Are Contagious, Study Says

Before you post your latest mood on Facebook, consider whether it’s a mood you want your friends to catch. After analyzing 1 billion anonymous status updates among more than 100 million Facebook users between 2009 and 2012, researchers report that feelings can be highly contagious in the virtual world.

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Time Spent on Facebook, “Untagging” Photos Linked to Body Image Concerns

Young women who spend a lot of time on Facebook tend to be more likely to be concerned about their body image and could be at increased risk for eating disorders, a new study suggests.

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Embarrassed on Facebook? Surprisingly Common, Survey Finds

If you spend much time on Facebook untagging yourself in unflattering photos and embarrassing posts, you’re not alone. A new study, however, finds that some people take those awkward online moments harder than others.

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Powering Down: How to Ditch Digital Distractions

There’s no doubt that technology can be addictive—seeing that someone liked your Facebook post literally gives you a hit of dopamine. But these temporary distractions can waste hours. Here’s how to cut the techno clutter and take back control of your time.

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Is Facebook a Bummer? Study Links It to Happiness Decline

Despite all the virtual socializing and “liking” involved, using Facebook is actually associated with a decline in happiness, according to a small new study. “On the surface, Facebook provides an invaluable resource for fulfilling the basic human need for social connection,” lead author Ethan Kross, a social psychologist at the University of Michigan, said

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