Contact Us

Snooping: Spouses Do It More Than You May Think

Brendan Smialowski, Getty Images

Don’t worry about Google or Apple tracking your location. Get over it if you’re nervous hackers may access your voice mail. It’s actually the one you love that’s most likely to be snooping through your email and cellphone history.

This study shows that the number of spouses, significant others and parents who sneak a peek into loved ones’ digital lives is significant, and on the rise with romantic partners.

Have you ever taken a quick look when no one’s watching? Discover anything interesting?

Key findings show that 33% of those surveyed have looked at the email or call history of someone they’re dating, without that person’s knowledge. That figure increases to 37% for married people snooping on a spouse. In both cases, women outnumber men, and those under 25 are the biggest snoops.

37% of parents admit to snooping into a a child’s call history or email, but if the kids are teenagers, that percentage skyrockets to 60%. Again, moms are slightly more guilty than dads.

We tell our kids, “It’s our job to protect you.” We believe this also applies to our teenage boys’ digital lives. (Besides, we pay the bills!)

[Retrevo]

More from Cars 108

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wcrz.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Cars 108 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on Cars 108 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!