Researchers questioned over 500 Facebook users about their habits online and offline.
The study found that people who heavily used Facebook were more likely to binge eat which leads to a higher body mass index. Frequent Facebook users were also found to have more credit card debt and lower credit scores.
Previous studies found that people who browsed Facebook for five minutes possessed a strong network connection and were likely to choose a chocolate-chip cookie over healthier snacks choices.
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