This essay features teens voices as they describe their experience navigating dating in the digital age.
The internet, cell phones and social media have become key actors in the lives of many American couples.
The marketplace metaphor may also resonate with participants' conceptual orientation towards the process of ﬁnding a romantic partner.
Most sites allow members to upload photos or videos of themselves and browse the photos and videos of others.
More recently, the impact of social networking on online dating has been featured on the Questia online research website peer reviewed article ""I Luv U : )!
Technology is a source of support and communication as well as tension, and couples say it has both good and bad impacts on their relationships.