Only 21% of girls currently heed the advice of the cardinal rule of The New Rules book; to never initiate first contact with a man, with 79% of girls admitting to making the first move on a dating website with a potential date, many posing the question why wait?
Whereas 71% of girls agree with the authors advice to wait at least 30 minutes before replying to a potential dates text messages, with 10% of these respondents even leaving men hanging for up to four hours before replying. Only 29% of girls are happy to reply to dates texts immediately.
A massive 65% admitted to trying to get more information about a potential date by looking them up on Facebook before going on a date. Facebook stalking is a commonly used term between online daters and their friends, with this modern age behaviour becoming a widely acceptable part of the date research process.
Continuing to date someone who has cancelled more than twice however is a no-go with MySingleFriend users, with a respectable 86% agreeing with the books authors, that they would ditch a man if this happens.
Sarah Beeny, TV personality and Founder of MySingleFriend said: People have been dating from the Dark Ages to the digital age, but the host of technologies available today has massively changed the game, causing a load of new fascinating dating behaviours.
31 year old Beth Gavin, who met her boyfriend on MySingleFriend said: There are no set rules, everyone is different but the key thing is to give it a go and work out what works best for you! Having my friend write my profile gave me the confidence to try online dating and mix up how and when I played the dating game.