Email and Romance at Work [Infographic]


Valentine’s day – everybody’s favorite Hallmark holiday – is just around the corner and as every year, you ignore it at your own peril. To mark this year’s February the 14th, the good folks over at Microsoft put a little infographic together that looks at the current state of work email as a conduit for office romance.

Here are some of the highlights:

- 69 percent of American adults admit to sharing romantic words, photos and even fantasies via e-mail.
- 55 percent save emails from their romantic partner while 31 percent save emails from their ex-partner
- 25 percent have been caught sending sexy emails at work
- 4 percent have sent sexy emails at work and admitted to ACTING them out at work!

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Frederic Lardinois founded SiliconFilter in 2011. Before starting this site, he wrote about 1,500 articles for ReadWriteWeb. His areas of interest are consumer web and mobile apps, as well as Internet-connected devices like cars, smart sensors and toasters. You can reach him at [email protected]


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