Yesterday I looked through some of the referrals on my blog. Those are the little stats that tell me what people were looking for in Google that brought them to my blog. Here were a few I saw within seconds…
- “How to tell my wife she spends too much time on Facebook”
- “Husband is hiding stuff on Facebook”
- “Is being friends on Facebook with an old girlfriend wrong?”
Then yesterday, Smart Money puts out a article called, “Does Facebook Wreck Marriages?” that has some shocking starts. What shocked me the most was the statistic that last year OVER 1/3 of the divorce filings included the word “Facebook.” Here’s a little of what they said …
“Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg changed his status to “married” Saturday and received over one million “likes” from his followers. But the site he founded isn’t always so marriage-friendly. In fact, lawyers say the social network contributes to an increasing number of marriage breakups.
More than a third of divorce filings last year contained the word Facebook, according to a U.K. survey by Divorce Online, a legal services firm. And over 80% of U.S. divorce attorneys say they’ve seen a rise in the number of cases using social networking, according to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. “I see Facebook issues breaking up marriages all the time,” says Gary Traystman, a divorce attorney in New London, Conn. Of the 15 cases he handles per year where computer history, texts and emails are admitted as evidence, 60% exclusively involve Facebook.” (more…)