Envy

  • Does Facebook Envy Drive Your Performance?

    … 2013 of nearly 600 Facebook users found behaviors exhibited a “rampant nature of envy” on social media sites. Now the key question: Is that good or bad? Social scientists define envy in two broad categories: malicious and benign. With benign, you see a friend’s level of success and it spurs you on to greater achievements, like when you were…

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  • Is Facebook envy making you miserable?
    LONDON (Reuters) - Witnessing friends' vacations, love lives and work successes on Facebook can cause envy and trigger feelings of misery and loneliness, according to German researchers.A study con...