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  1. 1. Meet Maggie
  2. 2. Maggie is from Texas
  3. 3. Maggie has a boyfriend…
  4. 4. AWWWW… Aren’t they precious?
  5. 5. Maggie goes to SJU
  6. 6. But Maggie’s boyfriend, Austin, goes to school in Texas
  7. 7. We all know long distance is hard…
  8. 8. So Maggie visits Austin
  9. 9. And Austin sends flowers
  10. 10. Last semester Maggie studied abroad
  11. 11. But ichat could only bring them so close
  12. 12. So Austin visited her in Rome
  13. 13. Many technologies have improved couples relationships by helping them stay connected.
  14. 14. “the distance is hard, but we make it work” -Maggie
  15. 15. How technology has changed the language of Romance
  16. 16. The Story
  17. 17. makes dating far more complicated than it used to be.
  18. 18. Within one week of meeting a new person, 79% of people click “friend”
  19. 19. and after adding a new friend….
  20. 20. 60% of people stalk their crush’s profile once a day (40% check in on their would-be soulmate several times a day).
  21. 21. 10%of people have been dumped over facebook, and the same number would just change their relationship status to “single” to cut a lover loose.
  22. 22. What do you think? Has facebook affected your love life?
  23. 23. I know its has affected mine! <insert embarrassing story here>
  24. 24. The txting story
  25. 25. "People can text one another to make plans or even say 'I love you' when they may not have the time or ability to make a voice call…
  26. 26. It is definitely a discreet and simple way to stay connected"
  27. 27. Use it to your advantage Take a snap shot of fresh flowers along with a text message professing your love to your date or mate.
  28. 28. Use it to your advantage Upload a photo of your love and make it your phone screen's background picture. *This, of course, does not do any good unless your love knows about it.