Research on online dating has been linked to sites such as Match. com and . But, in the ever-changing advances of technology, a few Kent State students have found that social media apps are yet another way to find that special someone.
Research On Internet Dating: WGBH News
Dan Slater, whose recent book was in the to such fanfare, says he never meant to suggest that dating sites were just a playground for commitment-averse men. For the record, his research on online dating led him to believe its existence might help people in bad relationships work up the resolve to leave, but that it was unlikely to threaten truly happy unions.
Research into online dating | Education | The Guardian
These limitations notwithstanding, we think our findings have important implications for research on online dating and Internet romance. The effects we obtained were generally quite small in magnitude, but they were nevertheless sufficiently consistent in direction and observed across a sufficiently wide array of variables to suggest that age may be a variable of some importance in understanding how romantic relationships are established online. To the extent that future research corroborates or extends our findings and especially if the trend of growing Internet use among older cohorts continues (), it will be important for investigators to take care in recruiting participants. In particular, our findings suggest that conclusions derived from young, college‐aged samples may not be generalizable to the online dating population in general and especially to the experiences of “older” adults.
Online Dating: A Critical Analysis From the