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Does Social Media Change The Way We Eat? [Headlines]

People are texting and networking while eating, as well as mining their online connections for ways to be healthier.

Dory Carr-Harris, PSFK

Study looks into how social media is changing the way we eat, finding that:

– 29% of social media users are on a social network while eating or drinking at home, 19% when eating or drinking outside the home
– 32% of people surveyed text or socialise on a mobile device while eating or drinking
– nearly half of 18-34 year olds (47%) text or socialise on a mobile device while eating or drinking
– people are using social networking as a means of discovering healthier ways to eat, as well as gain social support in doing so
– people are using social networking as a means to follow food trends Mashable