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Obsessing over the perfect social media post is ruining your life, study says



Social media likes are ruining your life — and now there’s proof

Joseph Grenny and David Maxfield, co-authors of New York Times bestsellers like Crucial Conversations, have unveiled a new study on the way “likes” and the need for other social media praise affect our day-to-day lives. The results of the study, which surveyed 1,623 people, paint a picture of a social media-obsessed society.

About 58% of people surveyed said “posting the perfect picture has prevented them from enjoying life experiences.” Sound familiar? Trying to get that perfect concert photo, or just the right sunset pic sometimes interferes with enjoying the experience itself. …

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