1 in 6 People Say 'I Love You' for First Time via Text Message; 1 in 6 Break up the Same Way [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Knowlton Thomas

These days, it seems like some relationships happen almost entirely on phones. According to new data from mobile marketing app CheckPoints, 17% of people first say "I love you" to their partner via text message. Not very romantic… but perhaps more forgivable than the 20% who break up via text message.

CheckPoint's research, conducted by publisher inMarket, reveals that 58% of people text their significant other three or more times per day, while a quarter text them 10 or more times. Talk about constant contact. 

A whopping 42% are nosy or suspicious enough to check out their partner's phone for inappropriate messages. But it turns out they may be on to something: 40% of respondents say they have deleted texts to hide them from their significant other. Hmm.

Boy, has the game of love changed!

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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys playing tennis, hiking, and exploring weird side streets. more



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