While it can be fun keeping up with friends, family and the Kardashians (jk), it can also cause a lot of undue stress. A Pew Study found a correlation between social media time and stress. Psychological Stress and Social Media Use discusses the pressure to post, comment and like statuses and pictures.
These technologies are said to takeover people’s lives, creating time and social pressures that put people at risk for the negative physical and psychological health effects that can result from stress.
There is also a toll on one’s psyche being aware of other people’s stressful life events. So unplug and take the stress off for a day.