Mobile dating and hookup app culture

Duguay, S, Burgess, J and Light, BA ORCID: 2017, 'Mobile dating and hookup app culture' , in: Digital media, transformations in human communication , Peter Lang.

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This chapter surveys the landscape of mobile dating and hookup apps— understood as media technologies, as businesses, and as sites of social practice. It situates the discussion within the broader contexts of technologically mediated dating and digital sexual cultures. By outlining a number of methodological approaches and data sources that can be used in the study of dating and hookup apps, it equips the reader with tools and approaches for investigating hookup app culture in ways that go beyond “media panics” – the familiar combination of moral panics and media effects which is so prevalent in discussions of sexuality in digital media.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Messaris, P and Humphreys, L
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society > Centre for Applied Research in Health, Welfare and Policy
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9781433139567
Depositing User: Professor Ben Light
Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2019 14:21
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2022 02:37

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