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Internet Relationships

8 Books About Relationships That Blossomed Online

Julie Lawson Timmer | Posted 11.10.2014 | Books
Julie Lawson Timmer

Some people find it easier to share secrets with people they know only through online usernames.

We Could Never Give Up The Internet, But We Wouldn't Mind Ditching Facebook

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 02.27.2014 | Technology

Despite the unflattering portrait of a stressed-out, Internet-addled American, there's no denying this: We really, truly love the web. But there are s...

Why Manti Te'o's Virtual Relationship Is Not the Norm

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 03.25.2013 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Whether in person or online, we all need to be careful about letting in those who aren't genuine and don't have the qualities we want in the people we let into our lives -- whether through our door or through our computer screen.

Anomie in a World of Social Media

Frank A. Weil | Posted 06.24.2012 | Technology
Frank A. Weil

French sociologist Emile Durkheim gave a name to crowd loneliness: "anomie." That state of mind was believed to be often at the root of social unrest. So this condition is not altogether new, but the Internet may have amped it up a few notches.