A groundbreaking study from the University of Oxford tossed a positive light on the internet’s influence on global wellbeing. After crunching data from a massive 2.4 million people across 168 countries, researchers were surprised to find that the internet generally makes people happier! The study, which didn’t specify types of internet use like social media, revealed that folks with regular internet access felt about 8.5% more satisfied with life. Although women aged 15-24 experienced some downsides, particularly in feeling disconnected from their communities, the overall vibes were pretty upbeat, with 85% of the findings suggesting the internet boosts wellbeing. Who knew, right?

The internet is actually good for you, a study by the University of Oxford has suggested.

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