after former executives said the social giant had exploited human psychological weaknesses, Facebook admitted Social media can have a negative impact on people. Facebook Research Director in a title titled hard questions:is spending time on Social Media bad for Us? The study cites the negative side and positive side of social networking, and it appears to be trying to persuade users to participate more actively in social media interactions. Passive consumption of social media-that is, not interacting with others-can make people feel bad, according to a study, and clicking more links or getting more praise can lead to bad mental health. Facebook says interacting with other users is key, but posting is not enough.