Updating and browsing your Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram accounts probably makes up a huge chunk of the time you spend online -- and let's be honest, it can sometimes be a major source of stress and anxiety. Not to mention, Facebook use has even been linked to lead to depression, jealousy and social isolation.
But it doesn't have to be that way. By holding yourself to a few basic guidelines, you can make sure that logging on to Facebook or Twitter isn't a a panic attack-inducing activity. Click through the slideshow below for eight ways to make your social media use less stressful.
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