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Are Virtual Relationships Going Real?

LAKSHMI on December 03, 2015

Social media and electronic communication having become the predominant form of communication, it is but natural that the Internet and social networking have a significant effect on relationships. Little wonder then that 45% of digital natives (people in the age group of 18-29) believe that the internet has had a deciding impact on their love lives. The percentage is even higher in the teens group - nearly two-thirds of teens believe that social media makes them feel more connected to what's happening in their significant other's life.

A virtual relationship by teddy bears

Creating meaningful relationships is perhaps the primal need in man and technology can undoubtedly assist in it by allowing us to share our lives with the the people that matter through texts, photos, videos and music. Technology, contrary to nay-sayer’s belief, has not killed relationships, it has merely redefined it.

This is an excerpt from our article on LinkedIn Pulse. For an in-depth look, read the full version here.
 
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