It's an admittedly small sample size from a start-up social network, but even so: that's ice cold. MocoSpace surveyed 20,000 of its 10.3 million members, and found that SMS is the weapon of choice for 47 per cent of phone break-ups.
Other disheartening statistics gleaned from the study: a third of MocoSpace users have used their phone to flirt with someone else while on a date, and 57 per cent have used their phone to end a relationship.
I don't know what that says about the state of American Dating, but I do think the moral of the story is don't get too close to a MocoSpace user. They'll chew you up and spit you out in 160 characters or less. [TechCrunch]