Study: 1/4 Have Googled Ex - Los Angeles News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

Study: 1/4 Have Googled Ex

Posted: Updated:

Guilty of Googling your ex? You're not alone!

According to a new Pew Internet and American Life Project survey, about one in four Internet users, 24% to be exact, say that they've searched for information about their ex.

The number seems to have increased. This recent number compares to 11 percent of people in 2005.

Also, 31% of people admit to searching for their ex on social media sites like Facebook and Instagram. Some think that the numbers should be much higher, including Sheinelle and Mike.

The study also shows that 29% admit to googling information on people they were dating or are about to date, compared to 13% from 2005

Watch this Good Day segment to see Mike Jerrick talk about his ex-s.

On a positive note, the Pew Study also showed that 23% of the respondents who say they use online dating or mobile dating apps met a spouse or a long term partner through an online dating site.

2,252 adults 18 and older were surveyed for this study.

Powered by WorldNow

KTTV FOX 11
1999 S. Bundy Dr.
Los Angeles CA 90025

Main: (310) 584-2000
News Tips? (310) 584-2025

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices