Online to offline dating
With my working life centred around the internet (I teach online journalism along with writing for Short of the Week & Directors Notes) it might seem somewhat detrimental for me to agree with this perspective – but it’s something I’ve given great consideration in recent times and it’s hard to really disagree with this analysis.
Those seeking face-to-face connections can of course still find it, but it’s hard to deny that the availability of the internet is changing how we interact – and as a father, that’s something that I have to admit concerns me slightly.
These studies say it all — start online and line yourself up for a happily ever after in real life.
When it comes to storytelling, one of the tried and tested techniques for making your audience identify and connect with your narrative, is making it somewhat relatable to their lives.
Andrea Baker, research found online dating sites facilitate the sharing of interests and beliefs expressed over an extended period of time, without the sexual tension of in-person encounters.
In turn, this segues into a more lasting relationship once taken offline.
Is online dating really the way to go for memorable, meaningful relationships that last?
So complain all you want about excessive screen-time tainting the future of our youth.
The online dating game is one to be played and preferred by all ages.
Marriages resulting from online matching services scored higher in marital adjustment.
Overall, it seems that mathematical matchmaking is the way to go for a meaningful marriage.
Although the film focuses specifically on dating, the general theme of the short is one that surrounds how the internet has changed the ways we communicate with other people and it’s a timely reminder of the importance of face-to-face interaction.