The Effects of Social Networking on Wellbeing

Recently, there has been a huge growth in the number of social psychological studies examining the use of Facebook and other social networking platforms. Taking a social psychological perspective, please review at least 3 empirical studies (that is, those that collect data) to draw a conclusion about whether social networking, generally, or Facebook, specifically, is beneficial or detrimental to participants (for example, to their well-being, loneliness, social awareness, etc.). In doing so, please summarize the methods and results of each of the studies that you review