Harvard: Social Media is Like Sex

Harvard: Social Media is Like Sex
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POSTED: Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 3:22pm

UPDATED: Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 5:22pm

Ever wonder why some people feel the need to post everything that happens to them on social media sites, like Twitter or Facebook?

Harvard researchers might have an explanation-- it makes them feel good!

They found when people share information about themselves, it activates a sensation of pleasure in the brain.

Researchers say it's the same pleasure we get when having sex, just to a different degree.
  

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