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Survey: Online Breakups Are A Common Thing

I know not everyone is pleased as punch that Valentine's Day has rolled around again, and for all you non-celebrators, I have entertaining and upsetting news. According to a survey commissioned by Samsung Telecommunications America about 11 percent of Americans say breaking up with a boyfriend or girlfriend via text message is okay.


Apparently, text message, instant message or e-mail and even social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook have become common places for an old fashioned (but very public) dumping. For more, just

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It's art of a changing dating world where singles can avoid direct confrontation by crafting the traditional "Dear John/Jane" letter using advanced technology. Even pop star Britney Spears reportedly broke up with her soon-to-be-ex-husband Kevin Federline via a text message sent to his cellphone -- a message he read while taping an interview for a Canadian television show in November.

So what do you all think about these very public break up spots? Of course this news comes on the heels of a report that says romantic text use is on the rise, so it may be that people are just "living" more wired lives. Has anyone ever broken up with someone online or via a text message?

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Sugar_Rush Sugar_Rush 9 years
oooh I know this is old but I had to comment - I got dumped on my birthday last year - by msn messenger! In my circle of friends I win for having the most gutless ex lol
marissaguenther marissaguenther 9 years
using technology to blow someone off after maybe a date or an awkward meeting as i like to call them might not be so bad, but if you are in a relationship and that is your method of break up, that's just lame
brown-sugar brown-sugar 9 years
Wow, breaking up on myspace or facebook? That's really low in my opinion.
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