Romantic Relationship Development in the Age of Facebook: An Exploratory Study of Emerging Adults' Perceptions, Motives, and Behaviors

@article{Fox2013RomanticRD,
  title={Romantic Relationship Development in the Age of Facebook: An Exploratory Study of Emerging Adults' Perceptions, Motives, and Behaviors},
  author={Jesse Fox and Katie M. Warber},
  journal={Cyberpsychology, behavior and social networking},
  year={2013},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={3-7}
}
Social networking sites are becoming a prevalent form of communication in the escalation of romantic relationships. An online survey (n=403) addressed emerging adults' experiences with Facebook and romantic relationships, particularly a unique affordance of Facebook: the ability to declare oneself as "In a Relationship" and actively link one's profile to a romantic partner's, commonly known as going Facebook official. Results identified common social perceptions of the meaning of this status… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 44 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 15 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS
16 Citations
30 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 16 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 30 references

Social networking use among men and women

  • Harris Interactive
  • PR Web. www.prweb.com/releases/prweb2011/ 9…
  • 2012

An initial examination of college students’ expressions of affection through Facebook

  • DH Mansson, SA Myers
  • Southern Communication Journal
  • 2011
1 Excerpt

The relationship between Facebook and the well - being of undergraduate college students

  • ML Knapp, AL Vangelisti
  • CyberPsychology , Behavior , and Social…
  • 2011

The influence of social networks on romantic relationships : through the lens of the social network

  • S Sprecher
  • sonal Relationships
  • 2010

The influence of social networks on romantic relationships: through the lens of the social network. Personal Relationships

  • S. Sprecher
  • 2010

To hook up or date: which gender benefits

  • C Bradshaw, AS Kahn, BK. Saville
  • Sex Roles
  • 2010
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…