I thought you may find this article interesting:
- 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.
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