According to the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB), the famous social networking site, facebook, has partly contributed to the cause of unwanted teen pregnancies.

The NESDB has revealed that people in the age group of 18-24 are the biggest group of facebook users, accounting for 40% of all users. The Board said that the social media growth is partly to blame for the teen pregnancy problems as some youngsters post seducing messages or video clips online.

According to the NESDB, Thai mothers under 20 years old accounted for 14% of all mothers who delivered babies in 2009 and 2010. From this percentage, the UNICEF has placed Thailand on top of the list of teen pregnancy in Asia. The public health survey in 2010 indicated that out of 760,000 babies born, 411,000 had died. The NESDB said that the figure shows that a number of mothers decided to have abortion Read More

A new survey carried out by magazines Shape and Men’s Fitness has revealed that almost four out five women and three and out five men agree that using Facebook and other services results in new couples having sex much sooner.

Around 1,200 people participated in the survey, and almost 80% of women, and 58% of men said that social networks had helped them have sex in some way.
Around 1,200 people participated in the survey, and almost 80% of women, and 58% of men said that social networks had helped them have sex in some way.

According to the results, the text message is the first form of contact. And 70% of women, and 63% of men go on Google to find out information about potential partners. And if that wasn’t enough, apparently 72% of women admitted that after getting together with someone, they look up their boyfriend’s ex-girlfriends on Facebook.

Up until a few years ago, a good chat in a cafe would have been the best way to go about a break-up – but today, at least that 43% of women and 27% of men say that they have been dumped via social networks.

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