A new study from the University of Missouri has found that Twitter users are more likely to experience Twitter-related conflict in their romantic relationships, and this conflict is more likely to lead to unfaithful behavior, break-ups and divorce.
Russell Clayton, a doctoral student at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, conducted the study. Clayton surveyed 581 Twitter users between the ages of 18 and 67. The survey included various questions to help the research team determine how active each participant was on Twitter – such as how often they signed on to the site, how frequently they tweeted, how much time they spent scrolling through their Twitter feed and how often they sent messages to other users. (more…)