Social Media has invaded our lives…

But is Facebook responsible for an increase in divorces, as the Telegraph reports in the UK? Doubtful… This article is based on the results from one law firm. It would be interesting to see if the same findings would hold for a larger sample of law firms or especially here in the U.S. When will the public start to learn that the easiest way to lie with statistics is to use small sample sizes which will undoubtedly differ from the "reality" of the phenomenon…

What do you think? Let me know with a comment…

   

Facebook Is Destroying the Sanctity of Marriage [REPORT] 
Source: mashable.com

Stop the digital presses: People use Facebook to cheat on their spouses and said cheating leads to d-i-v-o-r-c-e (in case there are kids in the room), or so says a rather reactionary piece in the Telegraph.

The British paper seeks to cast Facebook as a enemy to the sanctity of marriage, citing evidence along the lines of:

“One law firm, which specialises in divorce, claimed almost one in five petitions they processed cited Facebook.”

Although the ratio of one in five is staggering, the fact that the reporter only mentions a single law firm is wholly unconvincing. I’m sorry, Telegraph, but one law firm does not a trend make.

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