Online dating sites have increased and are still increasing because of many things. First, many people think that by walking to a stranger man or a women, they make an awkward situation when asking him or her for a mobile number, so they think that it is better to just ask people to add them on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Second, most of the teenagers feel shy when they talk with a boy or a girl, so they prefer to talk to them by using via social sites. Finally, the online dating sites simply save our time. According to Günter Hitsch, “Online dating takes place in a new market environment that has become a common means to find a date or a marriage partner" (130).
Online dating sites can be riddled with liars and creeps, but when used for the right reason, these sites can lead to a much more efficient way to find a potential spouse. The prevalence of online dating is on the rise, which leads me to wonder if online dating changed the way people form relationships. My interest in this topic actually came about because of the MTV show Catfish. This series started as an independent movie documenting Nev Schulman’s experience in an online relationship. Nev met a girl online and they began talking, when he tried to meet her she kept making different excuses which led Nev to question her identity.
Usually social media is used to connect with friends around the world, as well as just keep in touch. In many instances, it is also used to create, maintain, or give the world an idea about your personal romantic relationships. Rus, H.M & Tiemensea (2017) state that ‘’given the global popularity of social media, it can apply to many demographic variables in terms of race, gender, and even social status.’’ (p.686) Social media sites can provide a frame for future relationships. In the social media world you can provide your career status, daily life values, religious beliefs and more. This can very well be eye catching for an individual which can then set up a future relationship.
Singles sign up online for a dating service in hope to find a significant other. Through communicating online, users are able to get to know another person easily at the touch of his or her fingertips. Online dating allows for singles to communicate better and meet others more easily. The intention of this creation is to find love online. This creation has led to problems for online dating users.
The government should present the frequency of crime rate associating with the internet dating in reality. The citizens should also be filled with knowledge that how to minimize their chance of being a victim when they meet their online friends. The citizens cautious will raise under the mass education methods and they will pay attention to the method suggested by the government. Besides, in order to make the crime has fewer chances to happen, the extend guardianship should be applied. By extend guardianship, the citizens should take routine precaution, by taking the routine precaution, the citizens will be careful when they need to meet people for the first time.
The internet has given a new perspective to dating. All the days of waiting for someone special to walk into your life are gone, thanks to online online dating. with the availability of free online dating websites gives an endless amount of people to meet. There are several advantages with this form of dating, but there are also many disadvantages to be aware of before deciding to go into the world of online dating. About 81% of online dating users lie about either their height, weight or age in their dating profiles.
Before the age of the internet, people relied on face-to-face encounters to establish a relationship. Online dating challenges traditional dating. Online dating has become increasingly popular because of the convenience in finding potential partners they may not have met in their daily lives. Online dating allows for an individual to talk to someone as close as their neighbor or as far away as another country. This technological drawbridge provides the opportunity for people from all over the world to communicate.
This is very common in today’s adolescents communities to privately ‘stalk’ their crushes before really asking them out on social media, like Facebook inbox or Instagram direct the targets. Both of the interviewees had also admitted to visiting their favourable potential partner’s social media frequently to check their interests and their recent status. So these kinds of actions being done online without the person concerned notice, can actually help the teens to gather more info in order to establish their online relationships. Also, after they know each other, adolescents can also utilise the ‘research results’ and gain deeper understandings of the other person, thus gaining a more intimate relationships through online ‘stalking’ and communication at the beginning stage of the relationship. Even though we have examined several advantages of dating online as an alternative to face-to-face communication for teens to explore more about intimacy through developing romantic relationships with people on the Internet, the drawbacks should also be weighed against the
Introduction The technology keeps developing in these few decades and computer is one of the most common electronic devices in everyone’s house nowadays. Due to the popularity of using a computer, social media like Friendster, blogger, Facebook, Flickr, Twitter appears to help people to communicate easier with others. Social media is the social interaction among people, which people create, share or exchange information, opinion and feeling in a virtual communities and networks. Also, these social media also have been used as a tool to meet new friends, learn new things. Although these social media applications are created for convenient people, there are also some people who use it as a tool of crime.
We interact with people through social media and we can play video games with people across the world. We use dating websites such as eHarmony to find suitable partners. The disadvantage is that people could use false information on social media and exploit the information provided on social media and endanger privacy and even your property. In our private life, we experience more disadvantages over the advantages. The advantages are that we can communicate and connect with our family and our circle of friends easier than before.