Facebook admits using the social media site may be bad for you

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Facebook admits it may not be the best way for you to spend your time.

The social media giant admitted in a post that using its site could result in users feeling worse about themselves.

In a joint study with Carnegie Melon University, users who sent or received more messages, comments and posts were more likely to feel better about themselves and their social support system.

On the other hand, people who simply scrolled through what others posted tended to harbor bad feelings about themselves afterward.

Experts say if social media is exhausting you, use those "take a break" buttons on Facebook to temporarily hide content. Also, don't "check in" before bed as the light from your screen can interfere with the quality of your sleep.