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25 Mar 2010 09:15


Culture: Professor: Facebook causes syphilis. Facebook: Crazy claims do.

  • Today’s reports exaggerate the comments made by the professor, and ignore the difference between correlation and causation.
  • A spokesperson for Facebook • Regarding the insane claims that a rise in the service’s popularity increased the spread of syphilis in a handful of British cities. “Social networking sites are making it easier for people to meet up for casual sex,” said Prof. Peter Kelly, who pushed forward the theory. Careful, or you might get it the STD from these guys. source