Knowing each other, but from afar: a review about the dating online phenomenon

Author/s Rosario Valentino Simone Giordano
Publishing Year 2021 Issue 2021/2 Language Italian
Pages 19 P. 47-65 File size 214 KB
DOI 10.3280/RSC2021-002003
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The present work is aimed at addressing some aspects of the use of online da-ting platforms in the heterosexual population. The introduction will cover online dating apps general functioning. Then, we will proceed with the analysis of the most important personality traits linked to the use of these services. Then some strategies for the creation of one’s own profile are treated and finally. the most common risks associated to the use of dating systems, such as catfishing or the practice of having non-protect sexual encounters with partners met online. In con-clusion, we report some limits of this work and possible future research perspec-tives on some aspects of this phenomenon.

Keywords: online dating, personality traits, catfishing, unprotected sex, STD, het-erosexual

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Rosario Valentino Simone Giordano, Conoscersi, ma da lontano: Una review sul fenomeno del dating online nella popolazione eterosessuale in "RIVISTA DI SESSUOLOGIA CLINICA" 2/2021, pp 47-65, DOI: 10.3280/RSC2021-002003