For additional information about the Christian Mingle and JDate communities, please visit The survey was completed online May 8-13, 2013, by 1,500 respondents aged 21 to 50. With more than 750,000 active members worldwide, JDate® ( Spark Networks®, Inc.’s ( mission is to create iconic, niche-focused brands that build and strengthen the communities they serve. Spark Networks’ shares trade on the NYSE MKT under the ticker symbol “LOV” (NYSE MKT: LOV).

Respondents included 50 percent men and 50 percent women, smartphone owners and users, and singles (including divorced and widowed) who were either currently dating, planning to date in the near future, or in a relationship for less than two years. Christian is the leading and fastest growing online community for Christian singles. Spark Networks’ portfolio of consumer websites is anchored by Christian Mingle and JDate, and also includes, among others, Black® (

In addition, Christian Mingle is a part of Gospel Media Group®, a premier network of online resources which is also comprised of® (™ (

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Texting, emailing and social networking is always there, but how do you decide where to draw the line?

Is there a magic formula for how much texting and calling is acceptable in a relationship?

“The results of this study confirm that singles are looking for the most convenient ways to connect, and utilizing mobile tech is the best way to do that.” Below is a snapshot of several key findings that reveal the impact mobile devices have on dating and relationships: GENDER: Breakdowns reveal how men and women use their devices to woo each other. Daters must mind new manners when putting their best phone forward.

The survey reveals that mobile devices add a new list of etiquette rules to follow when it comes to finding that special someone.

For media inquiries, please contact Heather Spilsbury, [email protected] is the premier online community for Jewish singles.

Please visit Google Play Store to download the Christian Mingle Quick View™ app and JDate’s JPix™ app or visit i Tunes App Store to download Christian Mingle Quick View and JPix. ### Mobile’s Impact on Dating and Relationships was jointly commissioned by Christian and, and conducted by the independent research firm Amplitude Research. An iconic cornerstone of the Jewish community, JDate is responsible for more Jewish marriages than all other dating sites combined.

Jessica Weinberger (Zimanske) is a marketing professional and freelance writer from Minneapolis, Minn.

She is a lifelong resident of the Twin Cities and loves experiencing everything the Land of 10,000 Lakes has to offer.

“Mobile’s Impact on Dating and Relationships” study, released by Christian Mingle and JDate, highlights how mobile is changing traditional norms in dating and relationships LOS ANGELES (July 23, 2013) – According to a study jointly commissioned by Christian Mingle®.com, the largest and fastest growing online community for Christian singles, and JDate®.com, the iconic community responsible for more Jewish marriages than all other dating sites combined, navigating relationships in today’s mobile world comes with new rules, increased dependence on technology and surprising expectations around how people prefer to communicate.