Recent studies by a psychologist based in London claimed that spending time on the Facebook networking site could enhance intelligence but using Twitter may have the opposite effect.
A psychologist from the University of Stirling in Scotland, has extensively studied working memory and claimed that it to be far more important to success and happiness than IQ.
It was also claimed that video games that involve planning and strategy can improve your working memory that is significant for a successful life. Sudoku can improve your memory by developing strategies and same thing as keeping up with friends on Facebook .
But texting, Twitter and YouTube has the opposite effect as it do not require information processing which limits the memory use.