Study: Twitter users have shorter relationships
What it determined: According to a survey conducted by the dating website OkCupid, people who use Twitter every day tend to have briefer relationships. Meanwhile, a study conducted by Dumb As A Blog found that people who still use Friendster are adorable.
Why it's dumb: A spokesperson for OkCupid said, "Unfortunately, we have no way to tell who's dumping who here; whether the Twitterati are more annoying or just more flighty than everyone else." So there's really no proof that Twitter is the cause of short-term relationships and not, say, being young and/or avoiding commitment. If we're looking to blame social media on the downfall of long-term relationships, the culprit should definitely be Foursquare. Once someone becomes "Mayor" of a place, they always move on to the next conquest. So many discarded badges…