Facebook could be used to treat depression as 90% of users log on to the social networking site to remember happier times, experts have said.
According to the research by University of Portsmouth, nostalgic photos and even old comments are used to "self-soothe".
Scientists already know that reminiscent therapy is helpful for older people with memory loss.
Now the University wants to do a bigger study to confirm its findings, which could suggest Facebook can help treat mental health issues such as anxiety and depression, the Daily Mirror reports.
Russian consumer rights watchdog has hit out at search engine Google and YouTube over what it called online suicide instruction videos.
“Google Russia and YouTube LLC express their position based solely on a threat to the freedom of access to information on the Internet,” the Rospotrebnadzor watchdog said in a statement.
The watchdog’s statement came after YouTube, Google’s video sharing unit, filed a lawsuit against Rospotrebnadzor over a decision to block a video containing alleged “harmful” material. A preliminary hearing into the case began onFriday.