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1 in 4 married couples argue about social media

June 27, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Blog

According to new research, a quarter of couples fight about social media use – from monitoring each other’s online activity to the creation of secret social accounts. The rise of social media has had a significant impact on relationships over the last decade, whether it’s helping people find love through dating sites or causing rifts between couples who are suspicious about what their partner gets up to online. The survey of 2,000 married couples explored the negative effects of social platforms on relationships and revealed that a quarter of respondents argued with their spouse at least once a week about social media, while 17% said the subject caused daily rows. Facebook ...

Why Social Media and Divorce Don’t Mix

January 26, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Blog

While still relatively rare, the use of social media evidence in divorce cases is becoming more and more common. In the last five years, content from social networking platforms such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and personal blogs have been used in family law cases to help resolve disputes. In order to reach a settlement, the process of family law takes into account a person’s lifestyle, including social behaviour, spending habits, capability as a parent, employment history, and financial standing. The way a person conducts themselves on social media may reveal stark contrasts to what they have claimed to their solicitor or ex, ...

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