Now social media can help doctors in diagnosing depression. Yes you have heard right. Doctors are seeking help of social media to find a way of finding how many people are at risk of depression. A new study that appeared in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences showed that analysing language from Facebook posts can indicate whether a user is depressed three months before the person receives a medical diagnosis highlights a recent media report. The group of researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and Stony Brook University stated that the research is still at its nascent stage.