San Francisco. survey done Facebook social networking site found that the social network is harmful to one in eight users, By negatively affecting your sleep, job, or personal relationshipsAs reported by the Wall Street Journal on Friday from leaked documents to the press.
The Facebook survey determined that these negative effects are the result of Compulsive use of the platform And I discovered that of all the social networks, It is the film directed by Mark Zuckerberg that often generates this kind of addiction among Internet users.
As a result of this finding, a team from the same company specializing in users’ well-being has issued a series of suggestions to reduce cases of Internet addiction, Only some of them have been implemented, as shown in the company’s internal documents.
Among the actions that have been implemented Reduce the frequency of notifications (a system specifically designed by the platform itself to encourage regular use of the network) and Create volunteer tools which encourage users to take breaks after a specified period of time.
According to the magazine, The team that issued these suggestions in 2019 has been cancelled.
For its part, the company responded to the publication of the New York newspaper with a statement confirming that it had already developed tools for “Help people manage when and howThey used their services and that they have a specialized team studying this problem.
Facebook has been in the eye of a hurricane for weeks after a former employee leaked thousands of internal documents to the magazine (and later to other media) revealing that the company It reiterated the priority of financial gain over the safety and well-being of its users.