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New research on ‘rituals of transition’ among dating app users

Dating app users participate in ‘rituals of transition’ as they signal mutual interest and heightened intimacy by moving conversations from dating apps to social media messaging platforms such as WhatsApp. These rituals of transition occur primarily prior to, but also occasionally during, or immediately after, a date.  Fabian Broeker, CMCI PhD candidate, examines this behaviour… Continue reading New research on ‘rituals of transition’ among dating app users