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  • 1. Facebook:The NewOnline DatingBy: Jessica OakiePhoto By: perpetualplum (flickr)
  • 2. Photo by: liberalmind1012 (Flickr)Two most common ways of meeting peoplethese days are through blind dates, and onlinedating websites.
  • 3. Online dating is a dating system which allowsindividuals to make contact andcommunicate with each other over theInternet…Photo by: Don Hankins(Flickr)
  • 4. …usually with the objective ofdeveloping a personal,romantic, or sexualrelationship.Photo by: gareth1953 Comeon Brentford (Flickr)
  • 5. Over the past 50years, onlinedating has beenpresent insociety…Photo by: Jenn Durfey(Flickr)
  • 6. …beginning with a computerdating service involvingapplications processed by an earlyIBM card sorting machine.Photo  by:  Marcin  Wichary  (Flickr)  
  • 7. The current rise oftechnology and socialmedia has made onlinedating a norm in society...  Photo By: UltraSlo1 (Flickr)
  • 8. …with tons of thousandsindividuals creatingprofiles of themselves inhope to find their perfectmatch.Photo By: krossbow (Flickr)
  • 9. Today,one infiverelationshipsstart online.Photo by: balleyne (Flickr)
  • 10. However, dating sites can be time consuming,costly, and somewhat embarrassing for manypeople.Photo by: danielmoyle (Flickr)
  • 11. Research has shownsocial media hasenhancedrelationships…Photo  by:  FindYourSearch  (Flickr)  
  • 12. … bystrengtheningexisting offlinerelationships.Photo by: Candie_N (Flickr)
  • 13. Facebook, a socialnetwork known wherefriends connect online byposting pictures, wall posts,etc.Photo by: basykes (Flickr)
  • 14. "Facebook basically started as a dating site. Itsuniquely positioned to match people up.”Photo By: Richard-G (Flickr)
  • 15. With over onebillionFacebookusers, it is easyfor this socialmedia site toconnectotherscompared toonline datingsites with lesssubscribers.Photo by: Nerissa’s ring (Flickr)
  • 16. Photo  by:  epSos.de  (Flickr)   Photo  by:  Molly  DG  (Flickr)  Two out of every five single persons in the agegroup 24 - 50 use, or have used, online datingservices.
  • 17. Facebook has the most users in theage group of 25-54, the onlinedating demographic.Photo by: LArideforkids (Flickr)
  • 18. Already Facebook has come outwith “Graph Search”, which canbe used as online dating where aperson can find specific qualitiesfrom a certain group of friends.Photo by: Oh Paris (Flickr)
  • 19. Facebook’s approach is different from other onlinedating sites- you find people you do know.Photo by: Tobyotter (Flickr)
  • 20. Photo by: JoeInQueens (Flickr)Photo by: Spree2010 (Flickr)A study from StanfordUniversity found thatabout 10% of coupleswho met online kneweach other first in someother context and re-connected through asocial network likeFacebook.
  • 21. Once Graph Search was announcedfrom Facebook, IAC/InterActiveCorpstock, parent company of popular onlinedating sites like Match.com,dropped by 2%.Photo  by:  Ehnmark  (Flickr)  
  • 22. Facebook is atrue threat toonline datingsites…  Photo by: familymwr (Flickr)
  • 23. …so what else willFacebook compete againston theonline world?Photo by: Horia Varlan (Flickr)
  • 24. CreditsAll photos are taken from Flickr and under theCreative Commons-licensed content requiringattribution.
  • 25. Sourceshttp://www.pamelarutledge.com/2013/04/28/social-media-and-relationships-myths-and-realities/http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2013/05/11/dating-and-the-impact-of-social-media/http://royal.pingdom.com/2012/08/21/report-social-network-demographics-in-2012/http://mashable.com/2013/01/16/facebook-online-dating/http://royal.pingdom.com/2012/08/21/report-social-network-demographics-in-2012/http://pewinternet.org/Commentary/2012/March/Pew-Internet-Social-Networking-full-detail.aspxhttp://techcrunch.com/2013/01/15/facebook-announces-its-third-pillar-graph-search/http://visual.ly/100-social-networking-statistics-facts-2012http://metronews.ca/features/welcome-to-the-e-dating-jungle/544341/timeline-a-history-of-online-dating/