Online dating blog articles samples
This would make sense as we tend to fear judgment by other people that we do not know as well.
There also exist some demographic differences in URT.
A critical premise of our discussion is that people who use online dating sites via CMC are using it in the hope that it will lead to eventual Ft F communication. According to citations in Gudykunst (1987), self-monitoring can be characterized as “self-observation and self-control guided by situational cues to social appropriateness” (Gudykunst, 1987, p. The concept of being a self-monitor will be integral in our discussion of online dating because the information we choose to display online is usually highly selective and for the purpose of attracting a mate for a Ft F interaction.
Finally, URT will refer to the classic theory by Berger (1986) that theorized that humans use specific strategies and cues before divulging more personal information (p. URT will be discussed more thoroughly later in the paper.
Also, Sheldon will demonstrate that individuals in SNS use specific cues and elements of interaction alongside strategies of URT to predict their behavior.While highly pessimistic, Parks offered evidence that online relationships can not only be successful, but can develop into eventual Ft F interaction.Before diving into the online dating context, it is relevant to review how communication and URT applies within the realm of SNS’s like Facebook where users know each other.Social networking sites have shown to be the main driving force behind online dating and much research has done been on this behalf to show how it is changing the rules of dating, so to speak.Technology has undoubtedly changed the way that human beings communicate with one another today.