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.
|Title of host publication||Online Courtship: Interpersonal Interactions Across Borders|
|Editors||I. Alev Degim, James Johnson, Tao Fu|
|Place of Publication||Amsterdam|
|Publisher||Institute of Network Cultures|
|Publication status||Published - 11 Jul 2015|
- Media Studies
- Web 2.0
- Social Media
- Online social networks
- The Internet
- Online Dating
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: Institute of Network Cultures.