Facebook usage can make people feel more self-confident, but a study from the University of Edinburgh Business School shows that it can also lead to higher levels of stress, as users add more people. The simple reason is that as more people are added to a user’s social circle — friends, relatives, co-workers, classmates — there’s more of a chance for embarrassment or some other kind of faux pas.
What’s the protocol for Facebook friendship after a romantic relationship ends? There’s not really one set rule. A recent study by a Western University master’s candidate revealed that even though the relationship is over, many people are hesitant to break ties on Facebook.