Americans are giving up Facebook and Twitter for Lent (or that’s what they say)

Farewell, Facebook FB, -1.85% Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. See you at Easter.

Giving up on social networking is a popular move for Lent this year, according to an analysis from the website OpenBible. The site analyzed more than 4,000 tweets during the week of Feb. 11 to find out what Twitter TWTR, +8.05% users are giving up for the Catholic season of abstinence. Lent starts this year on Feb. 14 and lasts until Easter Sunday, April 1.

This year it seems that time-sucking internet platforms are high on observant Catholics’ Lent hit list. Some 247 of those surveyed on OpenBible said they’re giving up social networking and 195 said Twitter.

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