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sociology and mental health

The enormous amount of time that people invest in using these sites raises the question: What are the consequences of interacting with social network sites for people‘s subjective well-being—i.e., how people feel moment-to-moment and how satisfied they are with their lives? Many people around the world pursue happiness as a basic life goal and subjective well-being predicts a range of consequential benefits, including enhanced health and longevity As such, identifying how frequent usage of social network sites impact subjective well-being represents a basic question for social scientists to address, the answer to which has potentially important policy implications.