Online dating to relationship
Millions of people are "e-dating" in the hopes of finding that perfect someone.
Economists Josue Ortega from the University of Essex and Philipp Hergovich from the University of Vienna wanted to know just how the rise of digital match-making has affected the nature of society.
You can search the world, since you have international access via the Internet.
And you can meet people without fear of commitment.
We can trace pathways through relationships to all come to Kevin Bacon – or nearly any other figure on the planet – in surprisingly few steps.
“Those weak ties serve as bridges between our group of close friends and other clustered groups, allowing us to connect to the global community,” Ortega and Hergovich told .
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