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Old and New Methods for Online Research: The Case of Online Dating

Akser, Murat (2015) Old and New Methods for Online Research: The Case of Online Dating. In: Online Courtship: Interpersonal Interactions Across Borders. (Eds: Degim, I. Alev, Johnson, James and Fu, Tao), Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, pp. 29-35. ISBN 978-90-822345-7-2 [Book section]

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URL: http://networkcultures.org/blog/publication/no-16-online-courtship-interpersonal-interactions-across-borders/


The research literature on online dating has mostly concentrated on two strands of research: on who uses these services and why-how misrepresentation of self happens. The early assumptions of who were the shy people used online dating to their advantage. Yet further studies revealed that more aggressive, and less shy people overly use these services.

Item Type:Book section
Keywords:Media Studies, Web 2.0, Social Media, Online social networks, The Internet, Online Dating
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Creative Arts and Technologies
Research Institutes and Groups:Arts and Humanities Research Institute
Arts and Humanities Research Institute > Creative Arts and Technologies
ID Code:32097
Deposited By: Dr Murat Akser
Deposited On:19 Oct 2015 20:13
Last Modified:17 Oct 2017 16:19

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