A new study released by Ohio State University suggests that college students who use Facebook spend less time studying and have lower grades than students who don’t use the popular social-networking site, Computerworld reports. But don’t count on the Facebook users admitting the problem. The report noted that 79 percent of them said using the site was not interfering with their studies. "We can’t say that use of Facebook leads to lower grades and less studying–but we did find a relationship there," said Aryn Karpinski, co-author of the study and a doctoral student in education at Ohio State. "There’s a disconnect between students’ claim that Facebook use doesn’t impact their studies, and our finding showing they had lower grades and spent less time studying." The university also reported that science, technology, engineering, math, and business majors were more likely to use Facebook than students who are studying social sciences and the humanities. The survey of 219 Ohio State students only asked about Facebook and did not focus on other social-networking sites, like Myspace or Twitter…

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