New York, Jan 25: Facebook, texting and other social networking tools make new couples to jump into bed faster, reveals a new US survey.
According that third annual sex survey by Shape and Men''s Fitness magazines, nearly four out of five women and three of five men say that digital intimacy leads to having sex faster, reports a foreign news agency.
However, only 38 percent of women said they have actually slept with a date any sooner because of online intimacy.
Smart phones and laptops are the new toys that lead to the bedroom, it said, with nearly 80 percent of women and 58 percent of men saying social media tools leads to sex faster.
Moreover, texting is the topmost way lovers keep in touch, with men texting 39 percent more often than calling and women 150 percent more.
As many as 65 percent of those polled said they had been asked out by text and 49 percent through a Facebook message.
And as soon as the relationship clicks, 72 percent of women reported scouring a current partner''s ex-girlfriends'' Facebook pages.
Even in the heat of passion, some people just can''t get enough of their digital devices, the survey found.
When a call or text comes in during sex, five percent of respondents said they glance to see who is calling and one percent said they stop to answer the phone.
And when the spark is extinguished, digital dumping is the new way to break up, with 43 percent of women and 27 percent of men reporting getting a text along the lines of "It''s not you, it''s me."
For the heartbroken, the Internet keeps hope alive, with 81 percent of all respondents saying they won''t de-friend an ex on Facebook and 75 percent admitting to constantly checking a former sweetheart''s page.