THE TECHNOLOGY OF THE TIMELESS: HOW ONLINE DATING IS CHANGING MATE SELECTION
Kevin Lewis / University of California, San Diego
"People often think of love as an indescribable but timeless social process that —one hopes— ultimately results in a lifetime of bliss. However, a specific contemporary technology —the online dating website— is fundamentally changing the way people engage in this ostensibly "timeless" process. Using data from OkCupid, I demonstrate how online dating is restructuring the process of finding a romantic partner and explore the implications these changes have for the individual; for the romantic relationships that are formed; and for society as a whole."
presented at SPSP 2013
The Fourteenth Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social
Psychology will be held January 17-19, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
OkCupid is a popular online dating site seen as a fun dating proposal, not for serious dating. Please see how the majority of OKCupid’s free users are big liars and cheaters, you cannot trust in what they say or do!!!
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"Culture and Close Relationships: A Psychological View"