Facebook Linked to Venereal Disease (Yes, Really)

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Hard though it may seem to grok the connection at first, Facebook has been positively linked to venereal disease. In particular, syphillis has reared its ugly head, with an increase in incidence of the dreaded VD in some areas as high as four times previously quiescent numbers, most of which is being attributed to link-ups for casual sex across multiple partners that are occurring on Facebook.

Medical officials in the UK have determined that the sharp increase in syphilis has been the worst in regions where Facebook is the social network of choice when trolling for casual sex partners.


According to Peter Kelly, the Executive Director of Public Health for one of the regions hardest hit, “Unprotected sex, especially with casual partners, is the biggest risk for syphilis. Social networking sites are making it easier for people to meet up for casual sex. It is important that people avoid high risk sexual behaviours and practise safe sex to protect themselves from sexually transmitted infections.”

In response, a Facebook spokesperson suggests that users should “take precautions.”

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2 thoughts on “Facebook Linked to Venereal Disease (Yes, Really)

  1. yes what happened about my commment on USA soldiers Ids that are being stolen and photos about them scamming women and men on dating sites .especially now on badoo.com and they stolen a USA general photos about 20 in all of John Abizaid .this criminal gang are FROM GHANA POSING AS SERVING OFFICERS IN IRAQ THEY EVEN CHEEKY ENOUGH TO SAY THEY WHERE EDUCATED IN ACCRA GHANA JOKE ON THE PROFILES THEY HAVE STOLEN .MY COMMENTS WERE SENT ON TH 23 /03 /2010 BUT NOW THEY HAVE COMMPLETLY DISAPEARED .ANY HELP OR COMMENT WOULD BE APRECIATED .HOW DO I NOW FIND MY COMMENT OF ONLY A FEW DAYS AGO I HAVE SEARCHED FOR JANE .??

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