To compare with the people who date traditionally, people who date online are active to choose their dream man or woman by browsing the others profiles (9).... Conventional dating usually involves you having met the person and having the same ideas/activities and having a good but general picture of who the person is leaving no surprises, unlike online dating that might have you thinking that your hooking up with a supermodel but you ending up with a Martha Stewart look-alike.Another area that puts conventional dating at the top is that sometimes opposites really do attract. There would be no emails, no Facebook, no e Bay, amongst other things. This new day and age has brought us to a point where it’s possible to find virtually anything on the internet, even love.
100,000 websites offer illegal child pornography (U. "At a 2003 meeting of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, two thirds of the 350 divorce lawyers who attended said the Internet played a significant role in the divorces in the past year, with excessive interest in online porn contributing to more than half such cases. You may be suffering from the 'Google Effect' – a theory that we've outsourced our memories, safe in the knowledge that answers are just a click away. Almost instantly, a raft of answers and articles on screen.Genevieve Roberts investigates "Is the internet making us stupid? It's an unsettling feeling that my first instinct – to Google my own stupidity – may be the root of my increasing daftness.A recent study (you've probably forgotten it by now) suggests 90 per cent of us are suffering from digital amnesia.More than 70 per cent of people don't know their children's phone numbers by heart, and 49 per cent have not memorised their partner's number.
While those of us who grew up in a landline-only world may also remember friends' home numbers from that era, we are unlikely to know their current mobiles, as our phones do the job.