Pastor Bruce Reyes-Chow talks about the importance of staying plugged into social media during Lent: "When taken seriously, it's a way that people have connected in community, both Facebook, Twitter and a variety of social media platforms, that it's actually how folks are engaging in church."
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My sister, who is a Pastor, gave up Facebook for Lent. So yes, some people do this.
It's kinda weird, because we're not even from a denomination that traditionally gives up stuff for Lent.