Study: Young People More Inclined To Choose Social Media Over Sex

Originally posted on CBS New York:

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Facebook or sex, what would you choose?

The times, they are a changin’. A study now out is creating a hubbub — the hardest desires to resist seem to be social networking sites, not sexual relationships, CBS 2’s Jennifer McLogan reported Tuesday.

Yes, social media over sex!  Students are a-flitter over a Twitter and Facebook study that features an astonishing revelation: While the urge for sex is stronger, people are more likely to give in to the desire of social media.

“I think it’s true. My computer charger broke and I was freaking out. [There are] so many things to do online — checking e-mails, Facebook and Twitter,” college junior Kristen Maldonado said.

The University of Chicago study that’s “arousing interest” found that checking Facebook or Twitter is more alluring than sex for those immersed in the Internet age.

“I don’t know if I would…

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