Facebook Friends Lists: Threats to Current Romantic Relationships?
Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association
Facebook friends lists act as a primer for recognition of potential intimate partners; undergraduates recognize more alternatives to their partner viatheir Facebook friends lists than via their memory. However, for women, relationship alternatives in their memory pose a greater threat to relational commitment than those on their friends list.
Michelle Drouin, Daniel Miller, Michelle Smith, Jared Sell, Shaquile Coonce, and Ashley McMahon (2013).
Facebook Friends Lists: Threats to Current Romantic Relationships?. Presented at Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.