(FOX 11) - Facebook is admitting it may not be the best way for you to spend your time.
The social media giant said in a post that using its site could result in users feeling worse about themselves.
In a joint study conducted with Carnegie Mellon University Facebook users who sent or received more messages, comments and posts were more likely to feel better about themselves and their social support system.
While people who simply scrolled through what others posted tended to harbor bad feelings about themselves afterwards.
Experts say if social media is exhausting you use those 'take a break' buttons on Facebook to temporarily hide content.
Researchers suggest that it's about how you use social media that matters when it comes to your well-being.