Beyond using these sites as a tool for researching potential partners, some 15% of SNS users with recent dating experience have actually asked someone out on a date using a social networking site.
Men are somewhat more likely than women to have done this (19% vs.
And the social networking world is now part of that story.
Some 27% of all SNS users have unfriended or blocked someone who was flirting in a way that made them feel uncomfortable, and 22% have unfriended or blocked someone that they were once in a relationship with.
But younger adults are significantly more likely than those in their thirties and forties—by a 47% to 33% margin—to have asked someone out via text message.