How technology affects online dating
While more people around the world every day are discovering technology for the first time, technology itself is still in the infant stage, still needing more constructs that help protect humanity from itself.
Technology has changed relationships and its time for relationships to change technology!
The rest of the day, you're constantly on a tablet, mobile device, laptop or desktop for personal or professional use.
You're messaging, browsing, friending, tweeting and sharing.
Increasingly, while people are finding more things to compartmentalize on social media, we are quickly loosing our way with reservation, privacy, source-vetting, and compassion.
Technology advancements have outpaced the laws and strategies needed for controlling them which, in turn has lead to unexpected and unplanned problems that cry out for solutions.
Despite existing research exploring issues such as mate selection, self-presentation, and impressions, we still do not know how online dating systems affect people’s perceptions—about technology, relationships, romantic partners, and themselves—and how these perceptions affect behavior.
Misunderstandings, miscommunications and assumptions result, which have an impact on how we view others.Once in awhile, I get "stickers" and "emojis" on social media. Sometimes we fail to realize that, as humans, we're also animals that need personal touch.