NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Bronx and Queens congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she’s quitting Facebook.

She told a Yahoo podcast that she’s given up her personal account.

Ocasio-Cortez acknowledges she started her campaign on Facebook, but she says she now believes social media poses a public health risk that can increase feelings of isolation and depression.

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In January, Ocasio-Cortez helped lead a session hosted by the House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee “on the most effective ways to engage constituents on Twitter and the importance of digital storytelling.”