Ashton Kutcher is a big fan of electronic flirting - he once planned sex with Demi Moore over a series of Twitpics, has tweeted a photo of her bikini-clad bottom.
He also allegedly used text messages such as "R U busy?" to schedule sex with purported mistress Brittney Jones.
In an essay he wrote for Harper's Bazaar, Ashton explains why technology hasn't killed romance.
There is some argument about who actually invented text messaging, but I think it's safe to say it was a man. Multiple studies have shown that the average man uses about half as many words per day as women, thus text messaging. It eliminates hellos and goodbyes and cuts right to the chase. Now, if that's not male behavior, I don't know what is. It's also great for passing notes. There is something fun about sharing secrets with your date while in the company of others. Think of texting as a modern whisper in your lover's ear.
Sending sweet nothings on Twitter or Facebook is also fun. In some ways, it's no different than sending flowers to the office: You are declaring your love for everyone to see. Who doesn't like to be publicly adored? Just remember that what you post is out there and there's some stuff you can't unsee.
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