Is Facebook killing your marriage?

By Bruce Hamilton, The Morning Show anchor, bhamilton@wjxt.com
Published On: Jul 03 2014 09:45:59 AM EDT

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"Ask" Feature -- In May 2014, Facebook unveiled its new "Ask" feature, which lets your friends inquire about your relationship status if none is listed. Needless to say, it drew some eye rolls from many social media users -- particularly the single ones.

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Facebook could be killing your marriage.

New research shows that people who use social media are more likely to leave their spouse.

Researchers at Boston University say they found a connection between social media use, martial problems and divorce.

They say one spouse is 32-percent more likely to leave the other.

Researchers looked at divorce rates in 43 states and found that people who were constantly connected to Facebook had a higher divorce rate than couples who weren't on Facebook.

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