By Danyal Hussain For Mailonline
Published: 09:55 BST, 16 April 2019 | Updated: 09:55 BST, 16 April 2019
Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has revealed that she is quitting Facebook and cutting down on her use of social media because it is a 'public health risk'.
The representative for New York, popularly referred to as AOC, admitted that Facebook was crucial to her campaign but said that social media can lead to 'increased isolation, depression, anxiety, addiction, escapism.'
The 29-year-old's statement comes less than a month after advising her supporters and constituents to contact her on