Lawyers: Facebook cited in 20 percent of U.S. divorces

A majority of divorce attorneys also reported a rise in the number of people using Facebook to engage in extramarital hanky-panky.

Turns out the social network can also lead to divorce.

Reporting on a survey by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the Times of India said:

“Facebook is cited in one in five divorces in the United States … Also, more than 80 per cent of divorce lawyers reported a rising number of people are using social media to engage in extramarital affairs.”

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