Still, I use the terms ‘interracial’ and ‘race’ in this paper as this is how it is mostly referred to in society and within other research.
In order to understand how online interracial dating communities function, it is important to know in which online environment these communities function.
This means everyone can live a superdiverse life, which can be achieved by participating in online communities for instance.
Dating sites and applications, on which someone can find a partner based on their interests and preferences, have become very popular in the 21st century.
These bubbles are based on online behaviour, location, language, etc.: if someone would search for 'normal relationship' and 'normal couple' in - for example - Arabic in Libya, that person would get different results than I get, as I search these terms in English from a place in Europe.
However, it is still useful to look at the findings of this Google search. 170) found by examining the biases of online news through Google News that ‘’''.
The emergence of dating sites meant the development of niche online dating communities in which the participants focus on specific traits.
It should be noted that - before displaying the findings of the Google search study - the results I get in Google search are the effect of my own algorithmic bubble: Google is not creating one reality, but creates algorithmic bubbles, which '''' (Hossain, 2016).However, this is not the case, as they also allow other races besides black and white to use the website.This is not obvious from looking at the home page, which means it could accidentially exclude other races from signing up.Through ethnographic research, this paper provides a description of how online interracial dating communities function in the 21st century.Because of my own situation, this paper will especially focus on black-white dating and relationships.The development of digital technologies has provided new knowledge on all kinds of romantic relationships.