Flirting and Facebook: A dangerous mix for couples

As this infographic shows, a number of men and women are using Facebook to get in trouble with their significant others.

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According to an infographic from Men’s Health, 32 percent of women and 40 percent of men on Facebook have tried to connect with an ex on the social network. Meanwhile, 70 percent of Facebook members use the social network to flirt, and one-fourth do it with someone other than their current partner. Creeps.

And this stuff isn’t consequence free. The infographic points out that Facebook has gotten men and women in trouble with their significant others. Plus, a 2011 report said that one in five divorces in the U.S. are a result of Facebook.

Careful out there.

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