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Wednesday, 02 February 2011 13:42

Facebook blamed for eating disorders

Written by Nedim Hadzic
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Scientists claim
Latest research by Israeli scientists claims that spending time on the social networking site Facebook may lead to anorexia or bulimia.

Apparently this problem is common with girls from 12 to 18, and every hour spent on the site heightens the risk of developing an eating disorder. The reason for this, scientists claim, is that Facebook prompted users to examine their looks, habits and behavior much more than any of its social networking predecessors.

Naturally, researchers failed to note that the same group is most prone to developing eating disorders, what with the hormonal bombardment characteristic for that age. This would time and again point to Mother Nature’s tried and true ways of making things happen, but blaming Facebook is much easier and makes for a more interesting read.

We performed our own survey saying that scientists should lay off Facebook as soon as possible, for risk of being fired, looking utterly silly from a scientific point of view or simply divorced.


Last modified on Wednesday, 02 February 2011 17:50

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+4 #1 TechHog 2011-02-02 19:14
/facepalm

I'm speechless.
 
 
+11 #2 milkod2001 2011-02-02 19:38
poor fat Israeli girls, bad Facebook bad :)
 
 
+6 #3 loadwick 2011-02-02 22:02
I wouldn't even know what a disorder tastes like.
 
 
+6 #4 mrgerbik 2011-02-03 04:06
psssshhh! everyone KNOWS only Fuad causes eating disorders...





(PS - Im not sure what this means O.o)
 
 
+5 #5 yourma2000 2011-02-03 09:02
You're fat, and don't try and sugar coat it because you'll eat that to!
 
 
+1 #6 Fud_u 2011-02-03 09:36
I blame my parent for not rich enough.
 

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