Analyzing the test results showed that students who frequently used social networking sites like Facebook or apps like Snapchat ended up wasting their brain cells, scoring on average 20 points lower in math, reading and science compared to those who didn’t partake in the online “social scene.”
Source: Research Suggests Gamers Get Better Grades, While Social Sites Rot Your Brain
Hmmmmm …. If you, say, wanted to control a population, you would use social media propaganda … with the added benefit that your target audience is getting dumber by the day. Hmmmm….