A recent poll by Chicago-based research firm, Lab42 shows that 33% of social media users have broken off a romance using text messages, email or Facebook.
The poll also showed that 40% of people surveyed would have no problem breaking up with someone via electronic communications.
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The New York Daily News reports:
The survey may not have been scientific, but it provided a peek into how the Internet is changing people’s love lives — and making the always painful breakup conversation impersonal and in many ways less messy.
Those questioned in the poll were all over the age of 18. Among the respondents, about 41% were single, 24% were in a relationship and 24% said they were married.