Facebook cited in 20% of U.S. divorces

Facebook use has been cited in 1 of 5 U.S. divorce cases, according to a recent survey among American marriage lawyers.

Moreover, more than 80 per cent of divorce lawyers reported a rising number of people using social media for extramarital affairs, according to the survey by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

“We’re coming across it more and more,” psychologist Steven Kimmons of Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Ill., said in a news release on the university’s website. 

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