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Facebook Vacations: Droves of Users Take Breaks of Several Weeks or More

February 6, 2013
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Taking a break from Facebook? You're not alone. More than 60 percent of adult Facebook users say they have taken a break from the social media site, according to a new study released on Tuesday by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. And 27 percent of users say they plan to spend less time on Facebook in 2013. "People are trying to make new calibrations in their life to accommodate new social tools," Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Internet Project and a co-author of the new report...

 

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