You, Me and Technology

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Completed for FILM 260 (Digital Media Studies), this flipbook explores the role that social media plays in a 21st century relationship and makes the argument that technology acts as a “third wheel”.

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You, Me and Technology

  1. 1. YOU, ME &TECHNOLOGYThe 21stCentury RelationshipBy Adam Grotsky@agrotskyImage via dmshafi
  2. 2. We are living in a technological universein which we are always connected.Image via pni
  3. 3. To stay connected, you need to monitor anabundance of websites, platforms and devices.Image via Mathieu Simpson
  4. 4. This has changed the rules of dating andromantic relationships.Image via Daniel Y. Go
  5. 5. 1 in 4 Canadian’s will use Facebookto make the first move.Image via martastarbucks
  6. 6. Even after agreat first date,almost all ofCanadian’s willtext instead ofcalling.
  7. 7. 45% ofCanadianssaid textingmakes thembraver…Image via thepartycow
  8. 8. 41% said it makes them flirtier.Image via garryknight
  9. 9. But have we sacrificedconversation for connection?Image via pl1602
  10. 10. A recent studyfound thatduring importantconversationsbetweencouples, there isless trust whenthere’s a cellphone in theroom.Image via 246-You
  11. 11. But it is never okay to be...Image via las - initiallyUnavailable
  12. 12. So where do we draw the line between thepublic and private?Image via Jason A. Samfield
  13. 13. This is a problem in an age where socialmedia sites want to know everything aboutyour relationships.Image via saaam
  14. 14. “a new tier in the relational hierarchy”– Jesse FoxBecoming Facebook Official has created…Image via Adrian Serghie
  15. 15. Putting your partner in your profile picture and writing“I miss you” statuses are considered mandatory.Image via Anne Marthe Widvey
  16. 16. Studies show that people who display theirrelationship on Facebook are generallymore committed to one another.Image via DonaldOgg
  17. 17. But this creates issues whena couple is going through a break-up.Image via peterm2000
  18. 18. rejection can be done via text, email,Facebook, Twitter, etc.Rather than just waiting by the phone,Image via Jonathan Caves
  19. 19. Couples feel more pressure from friendsand family to stay together when theyhave their partner in their profile picturesor relationship statuses.Image via LJR.MIKE
  20. 20. People who remain connected online aremore likely to be stuck in a past relationship.Image via share your wisdom
  21. 21. Relationshipsbecome“shapedby [their]actual andperceivedaudience.”-Jesse FoxImage via Sri Lankan Photos
  22. 22. Therefore, technology has become the“third wheel” of a 21stcentury relationship.Image via pni
  23. 23. Sourceshttp://www.buzzfeed.com/atmccann/how-facebook-ruined-dating-and-breaking-up-toohttp://www.psmag.com/blogs/news-blog/i-now-pronounce-you-fbo-facebook-official-51307/http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304708604577502672286303452.htmlhttp://esciencenews.com/articles/2013/01/20/from.bullying.relationships.mapping.our.online.communicationshttp://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/22/opinion/sunday/the-flight-from-conversation.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0http://www.andpop.com/2013/04/22/the-life-of-a-21st-century-relationship-according-to-social-media/http://www.myfoxny.com/story/22240625/technology-and-datinghttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2319330/Helen-Fielding-Facebook-Twitter-dating-harder-says-Bridget-Jones-author.htmlhttp://www.huffingtonpost.ca/andrew-bridge/mobile-dating-apps_b_3280140.htmlImage via pni
  24. 24. All images are licensed under the CreativeCommons Non-Commercial Share-Alike 3.0agreement, and sourced from Flickr.Image via AliTweel

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