WELLNESS
01/28/2016 05:08 pm ET

Researchers Have Established A Worrisome Link Between Social Media Usage And Sleep

Think twice before you check Facebook in bed.
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The regular, sometimes absent-minded act of checking social media may be having profound effects on your sleep.

 

A recent study by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh found that young adults who spend significant time on social media each day typically get less sleep than those who use social media less often. Those who reported spending the most time on social media also had the hardest time sleeping.

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