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From sexting to tiffs, how gadgets influence your love life

11 February 2014 Last updated at 16:25 GMT

It's almost Valentine's Day, and that means people everywhere are looking for the perfect way to impress their partners.

Flowers, chocolates and a romantic dinner for two are good standbys, but what about a romantic text?

A new report by the Pew Research Center looks at how technology factors in relationships between US couples.

Does a tweet end a tiff? Are passwords passed between partners? The BBC's David Botti breaks down the numbers.

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Living Online is a series of video features published every Tuesday on the BBC News website which look at how technology converges with culture and all aspects of our daily lives.