Teen dating and breakups
At the same time, even among boys this impact is fairly muted: Just 16% say social media makes them feel “a lot” more connected to their significant other’s life, while just 13% feel “a lot” more emotionally close to their significant other thanks to social media.
Teens in our focus group explained the way digital communication platforms – social media as well as texting – can enhance and expand on in-person meetings.
Among the 31% of teens who are “teen daters” who use social media: Girls are more likely to “strongly disagree” with the notion that their partner shows a different side of themselves on social media than they do offline: 13% of girls strongly disagree with this statement, compared with just 4% of boys.
On the other hand, there are no differences between boys and girls on the question of whether their partner is less authentic on social media than they are in real life.
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star Alexis Bledel and her boyfriend, former costar Milo Ventimiglia, have broken up, PEOPLE has confirmed.
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The two have once again reunited, sparking rumors of a potential reconciliation.
Some 65% of boys with relationship experience who use social media agree that these sites make them feel more connected about what’s going on in their significant other’s life (compared with 52% of girls).