Word on the Street: Facebook stalking

News 12 hit the streets to find out if residents are constantly looking at their friends' Facebook pages.

News 12 hit the streets to find out if residents are constantly looking at their friends' Facebook pages. (3/2/15)

BROOKLYN - A recent study conducted by researchers at three universities concluded that stalking friends on Facebook could lead to envy, extreme sadness and ultimately depression.

The study found that most users feel their lives don't measure up to their friends' lives after seeing their pictures and fun events.

News 12 hit the streets to find out if residents are constantly looking at their friends' Facebook pages.

If you have a friend that overshares on Facebook, you can unfollow them as opposed to unfriending them, and they will disappear from your newsfeed.

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