Love in the Time of Facebook:How Facebook has Changed the Dating WorldImage Credit: WebRankingPictures
Meeting/dating/relationship-ingwas hard enough before 2003.Image Credit: Scott Spiegel Source:Allison McCann, How Facebook...
And thenFacebookcreated a whole new set ofobstacles,awkward conversations,andunclear situations.Image Credit: maheshmedind...
Can I like their profile picture?Are we “Facebook Official”?Can I tag them in this photo?Are they flirting with that person?W...
to check up on their significant others,see what others are doing on the Internet,and checking people out,And with over 60%...
On Facebook, relationships have to fit into in apull down menu of a few options — it’s one of the only places...where youc...
The difficulty of dating in the era ofFacebookis not just in your head, either.Source:Allison McCann, How Facebook Ruined ...
Researchers have found that Facebookreally is altering, or at least reflecting,new relationship patterns-even how people b...
“It could definitely be a constraint for people, another step in the breakup process thatcould perhaps reduce the likeliho...
Even if you and your partner decide you want to break up,pressure from friends and family on Facebook may hinder your deci...
Before Facebook, ending a relationship actuallymeant the end of communication--for the most part.Image Credit: NicadlrSour...
Not anymore.Once you finally manage to sever offline ties, there’s reallyno way to avoid virtual run-ins with your exunless ...
Not only do people use Facebook to monitor the activities of currentromantic partners, but as many as one-third use Facebo...
Facebook surveillance of ex-partners has been linked to negative outcomes...The potential for Facebook contact and surveil...
By not having a“clean break”from your ex,your emotional stateand ability to move onfrom your relationshipis impeded by Fac...
Remaining Facebook friends with a former partnerand checking his or her Facebook profile isassociated with continuing brea...
The results of studies suggest that young peoples levelsof Facebook intrusion can impact their romanticrelationshipsnegati...
From	 the	 initial	 moments	 of	 a	 budding	 relationship,	 and	 even	 when	 ending	 the	 relationship,	 couples	 on	 Face...
But as complicated as Facebook has made it to date someone, stay dating, stop dating andmove on —these things were really ...
But	 there’s	 no	 research	 (yet)	 that	 says	 the	 advent	 ofFacebookhas	 ruined	 love,	 so	 there	 is	 still	 hope.Sourc...
Image Credit:All images are sourced via the Flickr CreativeCommons. Each image is the property of itsrespective designer a...
Sourceshttp://www.buzzfeed.com/atmccann/how-facebook-ruined-dating-and-breaking-up-toohttp://online.liebertpub.com/doi/ful...
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How Facebook Changed Dating: Flipbook Assignment by Leanne Gardner

  1. 1. Love in the Time of Facebook:How Facebook has Changed the Dating WorldImage Credit: WebRankingPictures
  2. 2. Meeting/dating/relationship-ingwas hard enough before 2003.Image Credit: Scott Spiegel Source:Allison McCann, How Facebook Ruined Dating (And Breaking Up Too)
  3. 3. And thenFacebookcreated a whole new set ofobstacles,awkward conversations,andunclear situations.Image Credit: maheshmedindia Source:Allison McCann, How Facebook Ruined Dating (And Breaking Up Too)
  4. 4. Can I like their profile picture?Are we “Facebook Official”?Can I tag them in this photo?Are they flirting with that person?Why did they post a winking face?Can their parents read this?Is this picture of us too ‘couple-y’?Am I Facebook stalking them too much?Do I have to change my relationship status?Why does that person keep ‘Liking’ and commenting on their photos? Do they like him/her?Is ‘Liking’ their photo too forward?Image Credit: phillippesarts
  5. 5. to check up on their significant others,see what others are doing on the Internet,and checking people out,And with over 60% of college students using Facebookit is no wonder that relationships have experienced a new type of strain from social media.Image Credit: King-datingSource: Robert S.Tokunga,Social networking site or social surveillance site?
  6. 6. On Facebook, relationships have to fit into in apull down menu of a few options — it’s one of the only places...where youcan’t fill in the blank.Image Credit: LaCrisSource:Allison McCann, How Facebook Ruined Dating (And Breaking Up Too)
  7. 7. The difficulty of dating in the era ofFacebookis not just in your head, either.Source:Allison McCann, How Facebook Ruined Dating (And Breaking Up Too)Image Credit: JesseWright
  8. 8. Researchers have found that Facebookreally is altering, or at least reflecting,new relationship patterns-even how people break up.Source:Allison McCann, How Facebook Ruined Dating (And Breaking Up Too)
  9. 9. “It could definitely be a constraint for people, another step in the breakup process thatcould perhaps reduce the likelihood of breaking up.”- Gretchen KelmerSource:Allison McCann, How Facebook Ruined Dating (And Breaking Up Too)Image Credit: PhillipZminda
  10. 10. Even if you and your partner decide you want to break up,pressure from friends and family on Facebook may hinder your decision.Image Credit:AtlasWebConsulting
  11. 11. Before Facebook, ending a relationship actuallymeant the end of communication--for the most part.Image Credit: NicadlrSource:Allison McCann, How Facebook Ruined Dating (And Breaking Up Too)
  12. 12. Not anymore.Once you finally manage to sever offline ties, there’s reallyno way to avoid virtual run-ins with your exunless you’re off of Facebook entirely.Source:Allison McCann, How Facebook Ruined Dating (And Breaking Up Too)
  13. 13. Not only do people use Facebook to monitor the activities of currentromantic partners, but as many as one-third use Facebook tokeep tabs on former romantic partnersSource: Tara Marshall, Facebook Surveillance of Former Romantic Partners:Associations with PostBreakup Recovery and Personal GrowthImage Credit: iHughes22
  14. 14. Facebook surveillance of ex-partners has been linked to negative outcomes...The potential for Facebook contact and surveillance of an ex candisrupt emotional recovery and growth following a breakup.Source: Tara Marshall, Facebook Surveillance of Former Romantic Partners: Associations with PostBreakup Recovery and Personal GrowthImage Credit: TheAspiringPhotographer
  15. 15. By not having a“clean break”from your ex,your emotional stateand ability to move onfrom your relationshipis impeded by Facebook.Source: Rachel Elphinston: Time to Face It! Facebook Intrusion and the Implications for Romantic Jealousy and Relationship Satisfaction Image Credit:Victoria Soderstrom
  16. 16. Remaining Facebook friends with a former partnerand checking his or her Facebook profile isassociated with continuing breakup-relateddistress, negative feelings, desire for the ex-partner, and inhibited personal growth.Source: Rachel Elphinston: Time to Face It! Facebook Intrusion and the Implications for Romantic Jealousy and Relationship Satisfaction Image Credit: Obanchito
  17. 17. The results of studies suggest that young peoples levelsof Facebook intrusion can impact their romanticrelationshipsnegatively.Source: Rachel Elphinston: Time to Face It! Facebook Intrusion and the Implications for Romantic Jealousy and Relationship Satisfaction Image Credit: GoingSlo
  18. 18. From the initial moments of a budding relationship, and even when ending the relationship, couples on Facebook are faced with a lower level of privacy and seclusion which could result in further issues. Image Credit: SangronCito
  19. 19. But as complicated as Facebook has made it to date someone, stay dating, stop dating andmove on —these things were really freaking hard to do before Facebook.Source:Allison McCann, How Facebook Ruined Dating (And Breaking Up Too) Image Credit: DanielAdamstm
  20. 20. But there’s no research (yet) that says the advent ofFacebookhas ruined love, so there is still hope.Source:Allison McCann, How Facebook Ruined Dating (And Breaking Up Too) Image Credit: mkhmarketing
  21. 21. Image Credit:All images are sourced via the Flickr CreativeCommons. Each image is the property of itsrespective designer and is licensed under theCreative Commons Non-Commercial Share-Alike agreement .
  22. 22. Sourceshttp://www.buzzfeed.com/atmccann/how-facebook-ruined-dating-and-breaking-up-toohttp://online.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/cyber.2012.0125http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/cyber.2010.0318http://search.proquest.com/docview/1040722422http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0747563210002724

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