And the social networking world is now part of that story.
Some 48% of SNS users ages 18-29 have used these sites to check up on someone they dated in the past, and 31% have posted details or pictures from a date.
Today six out of every ten Americans use social networking sites (SNS) such as Facebook or Twitter, and more than half are smartphone owners.
In this chapter, we examine some of the ways in which mobile phones and social networking sites are impacting the world of dating and relationships.
11%) but otherwise this behavior is relatively consistent across demographic groups.
Dating and relationships can produce negative or distressing consequences: Flirting can become uncomfortable, or relationships themselves can end and necessitate a cutting off of contact between parties.