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Sliding in the DMs! Study reveals that 74 percent of Americans send racy sext and a third have used some form of dating app to meet the right one

  • In a new study of sex and tech, 74 percent of Americans were found to have exchange feisty electronic messages to their potential partners
  • Americans sexed more than an almost all the other countries - coming second to South Africa 
  • Japanese and South Korean ranked among the lowest for sending the saucy messages
  • 67 percent of adults across the world say they have texted, which is more than three times the number five years ago at just 21 percent 
  • A third of Americans use some form of dating apps but only 20 percent of those users are looking for immediate hookups 

Seems sexting is becoming a part of everyday life.

In a new study of sex and tech, 74 percent of Americans were found to have exchange feisty electronic messages to their potential partners.  

'Sexting may be becoming a new, but typical, step in a sexual or romantic relationship,' said Amanda Gesselman, a research scientist at the Kinsey Institute, said to the New York Post. 

In a new study of sex and tech, 74 percent of Americans were found to have exchange feisty electronic messages to their potential partners

The Kinsey Institute which released its annual International Sex Survey this week.

Surveying more than 140,000 people from 198 countries about the role of tech in their sex lives, the study found Americans sexed more than an almost all the other countries - coming second to South Africa. 

Japanese and South Korean ranked among the lowest for sending the saucy messages.

Surveying more than 140,000 people from 198 countries about the role of tech in their sex lives, the study found Americans sexed more than an almost all the other countries - coming second to South Africa

67 percent of adults across the world say they have texted, which is more than three times the number five years ago at just 21 percent.  

'This increase, and this large of a proportion of respondents suggest that incorporating tech into our private lives may be becoming normal,' Gesselman said.

Additionally, the study details that a third of Americans have used apps like Tinder to find a date, relationship, or sex. But more claim they are looking for a relationship

The most common method for people over the age of 18 is still an 'old-school' text message, as 65 percent of Americans saying they use SMSes but only 38 percent of sexy texters using Snapchat. 

Additionally, the study details that a third of Americans have used apps like Tinder to find a date, relationship, or sex. But more claim they are looking for a relationship. 

Roughly 36 percent of users said they were seeking some form of a relationship and a surprising 20 percent said they are looking to satisfy their immediate needs. 

Swedes tend to be the most glued to their phone apps when it comes to online dating, with 46 percent saying they use dating apps while Russians came in at only three percent. 

 

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