Has Social Media Sucked the Romance out of Valentine’s Day?

February 13, 2014

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In today’s digitally connected world, old-fashioned values, lasting relationships and in person expressions of affection have become endangered. The endless digital and social media channels available have downgraded us to impersonal and non-verbal communication when connecting with others. Falling in love only takes a click of button. Finding a date only requires filling out a few lines of personal information and uploading a few Facebook photos to a website like OKC, Match.com or an app like Tinder. Expressing interest in someone only takes a friend request or an Instagram follow. Let’s be serious, everyone checks the Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google search results of their potential love interest before actually taking the time to get to know them in person…

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