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Facebook may help boost your self esteem

Researchers at Cornell University say that using social networking sites like Facebook may boost your self-esteem.

March 2, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Facebook could be a boost to your self esteem.

Researchers at Cornell University say when we use social networking sites, we tend to put our best 'digital' foot forward.

By posting witty status updates and interacting with hundreds of friends, Facebook users can get an ego boost.

Experts say it is not a deceptive version of yourself that Facebook users are enamored with, it's a positive version.