Facebook Causes Breakups

Too much Facebook is a romance-killer.

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A recent survey of Facebook users ages 18 to 82 found that couples who spent a lot of time on Facebook ended up having a lot of Facebook-related conflicts and higher-than-average levels of cheating, breakups and divorce. The researchers point to Facebook-induced jealousy as a culprit and noted that the problems were worst for couples who had been together for three years or less. They suggest using Facebook more sparingly if you’re in a new relationships and learning about each other the old fashioned way—especially if you’re fb friends with your ex.

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