Eli Finkel, associate professor of social psychology at Northwestern University, said in a written statement.
But "users need to be aware of its many pitfalls." For the study, published in Feb.
I don’t tend to get approached in bars thanks to my serious resting bitch face and the fact that I spend most of my weekends drinking wine with my girls in my flat in joggers instead.
If you’re feeling brave (warning: graphic content), then take a look at Bye Felipe or visit Anna Gensler’s Instagram account for her artistic approach to dealing with the deluge of sexual suggestions and images she receives.
Indeed, unsolicited “dick pics” have become such a problem on online dating services that one site, Ok Cupid, actually removed the capability to send images.
If you don’t believe your actions hold any consequences for you, then there is no fear of the social ramifications which might normally keep certain behaviours in check.
John Suler called this the “online disinhibition effect”.
But it’s effectively just another way of saying Holding a Child – If they’re yours, ok.