Some Students Say "No" to Facebook

Facebook users spend about 6 billion minutes in this social networking site every day.

facebookHow long do your kids spend time when checking on their Facebook account? According to statistics, Facebook users spend about 6 billion minutes in this social networking site every day.

New York Times reports that two high school students in California have made an unusual pact. They committed to only open their Facebook account every first Saturday of the month. This is because they have recognized how logging in can keep them from doing the things that really matter such as studying for exams.

Teenagers who want to want to say "no' to the lure of Facebook usually form a support group or cancel their accounts. Although those who are trying to limit their usage admit that the habit is sure hard to kick. As soon as they turn on their computers, they find themselves pointing their browsers to Facebook.

What do you guys think of the Facebook mania? How is it affecting your kids?