Monday, March 03, 2008

Blogging is Good for You (Part 23)

Blogging can help you feel less isolated, more connected to a community and more satisfied with your friendships, both online and face-to-face, new Australian research has found.

The research, from Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, found after two months of regular blogging, people felt they had better social support and friendship networks than those who didn't blog. (ABC)

The paper Distress, Coping, and Blogging: Comparing New
Myspace Users by Their Intention to Blog
, is published in CyberPsychology & Behavior and is available for free.

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