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Surveys Show Social Media Is the Hip New Lenten Sacrifice

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It’s that time of year again: the forty days between Mardi Gras and Easter when Christians forego a favorite vice to remind Jesus they’re cool with him. And this year, millions are giving up Facebook, Twitter and other social media.

That’s right, all the cool kids are now giving up social media instead of chocolate and smoking for lent. A survey from the Barna Group showed 16 percent of people observing Lent will give up social media this year, the New York Post saysRead More