Facebook blamed for a third of divorce cases

Facebook is a great place to connect with friends, but it's also a great place to disconnect with a spouse.

New research shows the popular social media website plays a role in as many as one-third of divorces.

The biggest reason for that? The answer is infidelity.

According to Mirror UK, Lake Legal law firm, in Leeds, England, says many divorce cases stemmed from Facebook users who got back in touch with old flames. 

Facebook is often cited as the cause of infidelity, when a spouse meets a new flame online or hooks up with an old one.

Facebook is also used by many attorneys looking for evidence of infidelity, including pictures, check-ins and other posts that prove a divorcing spouse is with someone they're not married to.

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