The technology of using a computer to bring humans together was promoted as "scientific" and the use of the computer for this purpose rapidly gained popularity in the United States and Germany (Hardey, 2002, p571).
The rapid expansion of single person households, especially among professional classes who are most likely to have Internet access in their homes, provides a context for this phenomenon.
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Communication technologies such as Facebook, Twitter, and Skype have created new ways to find potential partners, and GPS-enabled smartphone apps can even tell you which eligible singles are within a mile of your location at any given moment.These terms of association evaluate levels of affection towards one another and the foundations that nurture self-esteem.Dating has traditionally been the social custom for two people to form a monogamous intimate relationship based on mutual attraction as a prerequisite for marriage, if desired.We’re always looking for fun new ways to share relationship science with our readers.So when the folks at Dating contacted us and asked if we’d be interested in helping them create an infographic that highlights some of the great relationship science about dating that’s come out recently, we were more than happy to oblige.