Turns out, observing other people’s lives is actually a biological instinct. And in the age of social media, where lives are introduced on a platter and involve only the slip of a thumb, it’s quick to indulge in these instincts. In reality, at times, we enable our impulses operate wild in the most unproductive ways.
But why the fascination? Irrespective of whether we social media stalk out of adoration, fascination, hatred, or anything else, it just so comes about that the reasons are almost all dependent on science.