Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Personal Relationships in a Wired World
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Personal Relationships in a Wired World


Published on

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Total Views
On Slideshare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

No notes for slide


  • 1. PersonalRelationshipsin a WiredWorldPhoto: Barbara GilhoolyBy: Maddie Wright
  • 2. Technology has significantly changedour understanding of personalrelationships.Photo: Franz Schuier
  • 3. The concept of identity- how we seeourselves and how others see us- altersthe relationships of dating and friendshipPhoto: Eva Mc Dermott
  • 4. One’s identity comes into existence onlywhen it is recognized by others. (Erik Erikson)Photo: Gavin Schaefer
  • 5. Today, “we usetechnology todefine ourselvesby sharing ourthoughts andfeelings as we’rehaving them.”-Sherry TurklePhoto: Steve Garfield
  • 6. Technology may drive us away from faceto face interactions, as it now seems toserve as the preferred method ofcommunication.Photo: gato-gato-gato
  • 7. It is easier to communicate online, peopledevelop an online confidence, one theirreal-life identity doesnt necessarily sharePhoto: Helga Weber
  • 8. Photo: R ReevesTexting and email let us present the selfwe want to be; we can edit and deleteand retouch until its just right (Sherry Turkle)
  • 9. But what happened to the rich, messy giveand take of real-life communicating?(Sherry Turkle)Photo: Sarah McGowen
  • 10. Social Networks containpersonal information thatfacilitate “connection”but not “conversation”(Sherry Turkle)Photo: Thomas Coulton
  • 11. While taking inthis personalinformationmay create theillusion of abond, theseleaks ofinformation arein fact just anappearance offriendship.Photo: Scott Wills
  • 12. People collect“friends” online-work contacts, oldclassmates,“content friends”but they are nottrue friends, rathercyber friends.(Anthony Wing Kosner)Photo: Loren SztajerPhoto: Loren Sztajer
  • 13. Old-fashioned courtship rules no longerapply in the online dating worldPhoto: Ali Elangasinghe
  • 14. Online dating offers choices but also risksand uncertainties, raising concerns abouttrust and identity. (Mariann Hardey)Photo: Whybealone1
  • 15. People canbe whoeverthey want tobe onlineby craftingtheir profilesaccordingly.Photo:●Christoph Aigner
  • 16. “One of thedifferencesbetween our self-image in real lifeand online ismore ability tochange our look,and also maskour identity.”- Christine EricksonPhoto:Silentmind8
  • 17. Without the social or verbal clues of faceto face communication, e-daters must learnto decode online profiles. (Mariann Hardey)Photo: Grant Hutchinson
  • 18. The things we choose to share in onlineprofiles “are inevitablytelling those around us something aboutwho we are as individuals." - Graham of the Universityof Texas, AustinPhoto: Colin Dunn
  • 19. Social networks often read like adiary. People can learn certainfacts about any given person whichthey wouldnt otherwise know...Photo: Jessica Garro
  • 20. “But the uncertaintycan sometimes be themost exciting partand if said person-of-affection manages topass a thoroughstalking... Goodbyebutterflies andexcitement, I alreadyknow everythingabout you.”-Allison McCannPhoto: Olivia Markström
  • 21. This over-share of personal informationcan have detrimental consequences.Photo: SimonQ
  • 22. “Disclosing a high degree of personalinformation online...will likely negatively affectyour romantic relationship,"-Juwon Lee of the University of KansasPhoto: Olivier Kaderli
  • 23. let’s start the conversation.”- Sherry TurklePhoto: circulating“So I say,look up, look atone another, and