Reveals Bed Bugs Take a Bite Out of Romance

Sep 27, 2010, 15:52 ET from

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- With bedbugs popping up everywhere these days and spreading the fear of irritating bites and costly remedies,, a top dating app on Facebook® Platform with over 20 million users, polled singles to find out how the recent bed bug infestation is affecting their quest for love.

More than 100 singles on the Facebook Page were surveyed. Results show:

  • 56% of responders would leave their date if they noticed bed bug bites on his/her skin
  • 45% would use bed bugs as an excuse to get out of a bad date
  • 47% would ask if their date had bed bugs before going back to his/her place
  • 45% would cancel a date if someone admitted to a bed bug infestation
  • 35% have changed their usual dating spots because of a fear of bed bugs

After reviewing the results, Clifford Lerner, CEO of SNAP Interactive, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: STVI), makers of, said, "I never imagined using the words 'bed bugs' and 'dating' in the same sentence but with the recent wide-spread infestation, many singles are taking extra precautions.  While asking about bed bugs may create a slightly awkward and embarrassing first encounter when meeting a date, our survey shows many singles believe it's necessary." has over 350,000 fans on its Facebook Page and frequently conducts polls to learn about their feelings on dating, relationships, pop culture and more. 

About SNAP Interactive, Inc.

Incorporated in Delaware and headquartered in New York City, SNAP Interactive, Inc. is a leading provider of online dating applications for social networking websites and mobile platforms. SNAP has developed two dating applications built on Facebook Platform which have more than 25 million installations on Facebook. SNAP's portfolio also includes an online dating site for singles called that utilizes Facebook Connect to share content with their Facebook friends and an iPhone application for mobile dating called 'Are You Interested?' For more information visit  

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