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The researchers wanted to know a few things: how their subjects felt overall, how worried and lonely they were, how much they had used Facebook, and how often they had had direct interaction with others since the previous text message.Kross found that the more people used Facebook in the time between the two texts, the less happy they felt—and the more their overall satisfaction declined from the beginning of the study until its end.Two billion makes Facebook the largest social app in terms of logged-in users, above You Tube’s 1.5 billion, We Chat’s 889 million, Twitter’s 328 million and Snapchat’s estimated 255 million (extrapolated from its December 2015 ratio when it had 110 million daily and 170 million monthly users).Beyond You Tube, only Facebook’s other apps have more than 1 billion, including Whats App and Facebook Messenger, with 1.2 billion each.
This was true of every social network.“The practical advice is that people should really ask someone else to select their next profile picture,” says White.“We’re getting to a size where it’s worth really taking a careful look at what are all the things that we can do to make social media the most positive force for good possible,” Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox told Tech Crunch about the company’s new milestone.Thirteen years after launching and less than five years after hitting 1 billion, Facebook now has 2 billion monthly active users.“We make these selections very frequently.”White, who is the paper’s lead author, and his colleagues asked about 100 college students to download 12 images of themselves from Facebook, then select the photos they would use for their profile pictures on Facebook, dating websites and Linked In.(The photos only showed their faces, not their bodies.)Strangers were then shown those same 12 images and asked which photos they would choose, if they were the person in them.