Flashcards in The impact of Digital Communication on Relationships Deck (7)
Strength of workplace can be judged by examining the amount of time spent together, the emotional intensity of the relationship, the level of intimacy and the degree of reciprocity ‘weak ties’ are just as important as strong ties as they lead to connections between members of networks eg. can help you in the workplace.
the internet helps people to connect and can strengthen relationships; can be applied to age. This is as opposed to more individual activities.
Kraut et al :)
internet played a key role in helping to maintain and develop social ties
People use social networks as a way of evaluating both themselves and others
social media can make or break a relationship
‘Alone together’- the idea of being in each other’s companies but not actually connecting due to mobile technology distracting us. Now people are seen texting at funerals, and parents juggling kinds because of their phones, ‘Goldilocks effect’- we can now choose to opt in and out of things like conversation