Has social media marketing, technology and “hookup tradition” changed just how we date? After physically investing just a little too much effort final weekend talking to individuals through the dating app Tinder, I’m going to choose a resounding “yes.”
In a write-up within the nyc Times titled “The End of Courtship?” Alex Williams penned, “Traditional courtship — picking right up the phone and asking some body on a romantic date — needed courage, strategic preparation and a large investment of ego. Not too with texting, email, Twitter or other designs of ‘asynchronous communication,’ as techies call it.”
After fulfilling somebody brand new, we almost instantly ask him or her to friend us on Facebook. As opposed to getting to understand one another face-to-face, we attempt to draw conclusions in what his current loves of Furby, Fanta and Muscle Milk could mean possibly.
“Technology is what ruined dating and relationships,” undeclared sophomore Celena Garza stated. “Take texting for example. It’s rare that someone has a romantic face-to-face discussion. (more…)