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

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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.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationOnline Courtship: Interpersonal Interactions Across Borders
EditorsI. Alev Degim, James Johnson, Tao Fu
Place of PublicationAmsterdam
Pages29-35
Volume16
Publication statusPublished - 11 Jul 2015

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Keywords

  • Media Studies
  • Web 2.0
  • Social Media
  • Online social networks
  • The Internet
  • Online Dating

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Akser, M. (2015). Old and New Methods for Online Research: The Case of Online Dating. In I. A. Degim, J. Johnson, & T. Fu (Eds.), Online Courtship: Interpersonal Interactions Across Borders (Vol. 16, pp. 29-35). Amsterdam.
Akser, Murat. / Old and New Methods for Online Research: The Case of Online Dating. Online Courtship: Interpersonal Interactions Across Borders. editor / I. Alev Degim ; James Johnson ; Tao Fu. Vol. 16 Amsterdam, 2015. pp. 29-35
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