Web 2.0 and Happiness

Web 2.0 and Happiness

I thought you may find this article interesting:

Can happiness be found online?

Story Highlights:

  • The ‘Virtual Happiness Project’ in the Netherlands looked at the relationship between Web 2.0 and happiness
  • The findings suggest that blogs and social networks give people a strong sense of  belonging, which can be part of happiness
  • It warns, however, that there’s a risk of being too internet-involved, which can detrimentally affect offline relationships

The report is yet to be published, but survey and experimental results point to findings:

that a lot of Facebook users already sense: social interaction is a driver for happiness, and the Web 2.0 is a valid way to experience it.

Read the article here.

(via @akselsoft)

Image by Kevin Zollman

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