Study Debunked: Facebook Does NOT Cause 1 in 5 Divorces

03/14/2011 02:52 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • CARL BIALIK wsj.com

Upon further review, Facebook and marriage aren't incompatible.

In the past two weeks, the idea that the popular social-networking site plays a role in one in five divorces was reported by many news organizations. This wasn't the first time that surprising number has surfaced--it has appeared in news reports periodically for the past year and a half.

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