Social Media Makes us Unhappy?

The Progressive Paradigm

 

The advent of Facebook has facilitated social interaction and connection on a global scale. However, Facebook’s global social imprint may have come with psychological costs to society.

A major study by the University of Michigan found that when college-aged students increased interaction on Facebook, they expressed a a greater degree of loneliness.

To nurture healthy social relationships, humans must connect socially on a personal level, a dynamic that social media has undermined. Social media is an addiction of sorts that divorces is from genuine connection to humanity. We become so engrossed in technology, we often neglect interaction with our friends and loved ones. Consequently, critical communication and social skills are mal-nurtured and underdeveloped. Perhaps, as the study suggests, we may become depressed due to comparing our own social lives to others who share their experiences on Facebook or other social outlets.

Indeed, social media builds cross-cultural relationships and creates…

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‘League of Legends’ Next Champion is Azir, The Emperor of Sands

YES.

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Developer Riot Games has revealed Azir, the Emperor of Sands, as the next champion on his way to the massively-popular MOBA, League of Legends.

What differentiates Azir from other champions is the way he fights – instead of the traditional melee/ranged combat, the Emperor of Sands summons non-targetable soldiers to do his bidding. Azir can also dash to briefly stun enemies in his way, in addition to summoning a wall which is covers an entire lane, making traversal for his enemies past that point impossible.

What’s also unique about this latest champion is the fact that Azir can replace fallen turrets with an allied sentry, which also earns him gold for every enemy killed.

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“Azir establishes shifting zones of power through soldier placement, gaining control of the lane and farming with their assistance,” Riot explained. “For instance, a soldier placed near the enemy’s caster minions dares a lane…

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