Online dating ups sexting?
Online dating ups sexting?, A new study has revealed that online daters are most likely to spice up their relationships with sexting.
LONDON: A new study has revealed that online daters are most likely to spice up their relationships with sexting.
According to a 2013 report on couples, the internet and social media by Pew Research Center, mobile phone owners who seek love over the web are significantly more likely to receive, send, or forward sexually suggestive photos or videos via mobile phones, than those who do not use dating sites, the Independent reported.
The study has revealed that 55% of the respondents have received a suggestive image, while 31% have sent one and 9% have forwarded a sext.
According to the study conducted on 2,253 adults, mobile phone owners aged 18-24 are the most likely to send, receive and forward sexts, with the likelihood decreasing as people grow older.
The research has also found that 9% of people in a relationship have sent a sext, compared to 10% of those not in a relationship, while 18% of people in relationships have received a sext, while 2% have forwarded one.
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