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Relationships in the Modern Day


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Relationships in the Modern Day

  1. 1. Photo  Marco  Spaapen  (Flickr)  h4p://  How  Social  Networking  has  changed  the  daIng  game.      By  Kathryn  McKay  
  2. 2. Social  Networking  has  redefined  the  inherent  meaning  and  nature  of  relaIonships.  Photo  Christopher.Michel  (Flickr)    h4p://  
  3. 3. Altering  how  relaIonships  are  formed,  Photo  Craig  Sunter    (Flickr)  h4p://  
  4. 4. Experienced,  Photo  Christopher.Michel  (Flickr)  h4p://  
  5. 5. And  lost.  Photo  Christopher.Michel  (Flickr)  h4p://  
  6. 6. There  is  no  longer  a  romanIcized,  unknowing  quality  of  daIng  Photo  Porkchop756  (Flickr)    h4p://  
  7. 7. Photo  Craig  Sunter  (Flickr)    h4p://  But  rather,  this  new  form  of  daIng  is  situated  upon  “Facebook  stalking”  -­‐  Allison  McCann,  How  Facebook  Ruined  Da8ng  (and  Breaking  Up  to)  
  8. 8. Photo  Christopher.Michel  (Flickr)    h4p://  With  the  aim  to  “reduce  some  of  the  uncertainty  in  relaIonships”    -­‐  Allison  McCann,  How  Facebook  Ruined  Da8ng  (and  Breaking  Up  to)  
  9. 9. Photo  Craig  Sunter  (Flickr)  h4p://  New,  media  constructed,  relaIonship  milestones  “represent  a  new  Ier  in  the  relaIonship  nupIals”.  -­‐  quote  from  Jesse  Fox,  republished  by  Tom  Jacobs  in  “I  Now  Pronounce  You  FBO:  Facebook  Official    
  10. 10. Where  the  noIon  of  going  steady  is  now  represented  through  a  technologicalmode    Photo  Christopher.Michel  (Flickr)  h4p://  
  11. 11. “For  some  couples  Facebook            acts  as  a  tool  for                relaIonship  maintenance”                                      -­‐  quote  from  Jesse  Fox,  republished  by  Tom  Jacobs  in  “I  Now  Pronounce  You  FBO:  Facebook  Official    Photo  Bri4reints  (Flickr)  h4p://  
  12. 12. Photo  Craig  Sunter  (Flickr)  h4p://  By  forcing  couples  to  have  honest,  candid  conversaIons  about  what  their  relaIonship  is  
  13. 13. Social  Networking  has  however  resulted  in  one  being  unable  to  truly  dissociate  from  former  partners  Photo    Julian  Stallabrass  (Flickr)  h4p://  
  14. 14. Where  “remaining  Facebook  friends  with  an  ex  delayed  emoIonal  recovery  and  led  to  greater  distress  over  the  breakup,  negaIve  feelings,  sexual  desire  and  longing  for  the  ex-­‐partner.”      -­‐  Allison  McCann,  “How  Facebook  Ruined  Da8ng  (and    Breaking  up  to)  Photo  Craig  Sunter    (Flickr)  h4p://  
  15. 15. Photo  Christopher.Michel  (Flickr)  h4p://  RelaIonships  are  no  longer  innately  personal  between  two  partners  
  16. 16. Photo  Cristopher.Michel  (Flickr)      h4p://  But  rather  “shaped  by  its  actual  and  perceived  audience.”    -­‐  quote  from  Jesse  Fox,  republished  by  Tom  Jacobs  in  “I  Now  Pronounce  You  FBO:  Facebook  Official    
  17. 17. The  persona  created  on  Social  Networking  sites  has  real,  inherent  implicaIons  on  ones  actual  life.    Photo  nicholasnova  (Flickr)    h4p://  
  18. 18. Where  “the  informaIon  we  disclose  online  mirrors  who  we  are  offline”        -­‐  From  bullying  to  rela8onships:  Mapping  our  online  communica8ons  Photo  Christopher.Michel  (Flickr)    h4p://  
  19. 19. and  “disclosing  more  about  ourselves  online  actually  lessons  inImacy  and  saIsfacIon  among  romanIc  couples”    -­‐  From  bullying  to  rela8onships:  Mapping  our  online  communica8ons  Photo  Christopher.Michel  (Flickr)  h4p://  
  20. 20. This  new  technological  mode  of  social  interacIons,  has,  intrinsically  changed  the  nature  of  relaIonships.  Photo  Christopher.Michel  (Flickr)  h4p://