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*Facebook Is Bad For You – and Giving Up Using It Will Make You Happier*

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By Akshat Rathi

In the past few years, the fortunate among us have recognised the hazards
of living with an overabundance of food (obesity, diabetes) and have
started to change our diets. But most of us do not yet understand that
Facebook is to the mind what sugar is to the body. Facebook feed is easy to
digest. It has made it easy to consume small bites of trivial matter,
tidbits that don’t really concern our lives and don’t require thinking.
That’s why we experience almost no saturation. Unlike reading books and
long magazine articles (which require thinking), we can swallow limitless
quantities of photos and status updates, which are bright-coloured candies
for the mind. Sadly, we are still far away from beginning to recognise how
toxic Facebook can be.

*Facebook misleads.* Take the following event (borrowed from a Facebook
friend). A bloke you knew in high school, whom


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