Next time someone questions the amount of time you spend on Facebook, tell them it’s making you smarter, maybe.
Researchers at University College London found a direct link between the number of friends a person has on Facebook and the size of certain brain regions.
Basically, the more Facebook friends a person has, the larger those portions of the brain are.
The big question-mark casting a shadow over this study is whether having more Facebook friends causes parts of the brain to grow or whether some people are predisposed to having more friends.
You can read more about the study at Reuters