It's complicated: how romantic partners use facebook

  title={It's complicated: how romantic partners use facebook},
  author={Xuan Zhao and Victoria Schwanda Sosik and Dan Cosley},
Romantic partners face issues of relational development including managing information privacy, tension between individual and relational needs, and accountability to existing friends. Prior work suggests that affordances of social media might highlight and shape these tensions; to explore this, we asked 20 people to reflect daily for two weeks on feelings and decisions around their own and others' Facebook use related to their relationships. Most generally, we find that tensions arise when… CONTINUE READING
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