Phones voted best communication medium for couples: Shaadi.com survey
New Delhi: According to a survey, mobile phones have emerged as the most preferred mode for communication for lovebirds, surpassing all other mediums.
More than 63 percent of single Indian women and about 56 percent of single men have said in a survey by matchmaking portal Shaadi.com, that it is the ubiquitous cellphone which has kept their relationships alive.
Only 25 percent women voted for the good old method of meeting in person while around 12 percent opted for computer.
The survey also made attempts to understand the means of communication used by loved ones in today's world. When the participants were asked which medium they use the most to stay in touch with their loved ones, about 39 percent women said mobile phone, followed by 32 percent who said meeting in person, and 28 percent said computer.
When single men were asked the same question, about 43 percent said 'mobile phone', followed by 32 percent who said 'computer' and 25 percent who said 'meeting in person'.
Facebook, and WhatsApp emerged as favourite mobile apps used by people to stay in touch with their loved ones.
According to Gourav Rakshit, COO, Shaadi.com, "The survey interestingly highlights the importance of the 'mobile phone' in today's relationships. We at Shaadi.com are also witnessing this phenomenal growth in mobile app usage."