“Is Facebook Making Us Lonely?” by Stephen Marche focuses mainly on the effects of social media. New research shows that social media such as Facebook can make people very lonely and the loneliness is causing them to become mentally and physically ill. Movie star Yvette Vickers mummified body was found in her house. Her death was the subject of many Facebook posts and tweets within a few days. According to the article Facebook has as many as 845 million users and it is the largest Internet IPO in history. The company’s potential value is estimated to be $100 billion. Even though Facebook is really popular, it is creating loneliness among people and also creating distances between close relationships. Due to social media, loneliness is rising quickly which is making us more miserable.