Social media can help reduce negative emotions, improve health

A recent study says that posting a status update on Facebook or Twitter may help reduce negative emotions and improve overall health.

The research suggests that people who are anxious to communicate one-on-one or face-to-face can take the benefit of online social networks that may help control emotions in difficult times.

Sharing the feelings or talking to people on online social networks allows to have communication in an undirected way.

This allows socially anxious people to interact better without feeling worried that they are troubling or bothering others.

Sharing how one feels online is better than having communication in person for socially anxious people, found the research.

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