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Networks of loneliness

From NYTimes A Facebook Christmas Love Story, it seems loneliness is contagiousness and spreads to your social ties on social networks (just as another study has found about spreading of happiness and spread of obesity and smoking behaviour).

An article in The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology presented the argument that feelings of sadness and isolation can spread from the folks who are feeling them not only to their friends but also to their friends’ friends.