Link Drop – 09 Mar 2016

Geoff Teehan explains Facebook’s new reaction buttons (“Not everything in life is Likable”) // Empty State: Mobile App “Nice-to-Have” Essential // Apparently Les Claypool has his own wines // triskaidekaphobia is fear of the number 13 // The Complete Conceptual History of the Millennium Falcon // Japanese Artists Show Off Their Workspaces // Scientists believe they have confirmed Banksy’s real identity // The simple (but powerful) 15-minute ‘mind capture’ ritual

Facebook Is Not Happiness

The results were incredibly revealing – after just 7 days 88% of the group that left Facebook said they felt “happy” as opposed to 81% in the group still using the site. They also felt less angry, less lonely, less depressed, more decisive, more enthusiastic, and enjoyed their lives more. Ditching Facebook also appeared to reduce stress levels by as much as 55%. They’re some pretty strong results…

Study Finds Quitting Facebook Makes You Happier and Less Stressed

Yeah, what my brother says.