From: Discovery News

Facebook More Tantalizing Than Sex

Discovery News:

I wish I could resurrect some of the great literary libertines — Baudelaire, Nin, Rimbaud, to name a few — if anything, just to see their puzzled reactions and responses when they read things like this about contemporary culture:

According to a new study, checking Facebook and Twitter may be more tempting than sex and cigarettes.

Researchers from the University of Chicago’s Booth Business School used BlackBerrys to record participants temptation, will power and desires over the course of a week. Researchers conducted an online poll of 250 participants in Germany, a sexually progressive country, and still found the desire to engage others online via tweets, photos and comments was stronger than sex and cigarettes.

Read the whole story: Discovery News

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