New research on ‘rituals of transition’ among dating app users published in New Media and Society

LAHP PhD student Fabian Broeker’s (KCL) article examines how 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.
Read the full article here.

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