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The next security risk may be your vibrator. Love in the Time of Cryptography – Backchannel. Is this what your late night texts with a lover look like? In her work, New York-based photographer and director Nadia Bedzhanova explores contemporary youth: the way we kill time and fall in love, communicate online and offline, the way we feel about ourselves and the rapidly changing world.

Is this what your late night texts with a lover look like?

Is there a gender imbalance in sexting? There’s an imbalance in sexting, or at least, it seems, when it comes to cisgendered, heterosexual relationships between men and women.

Is there a gender imbalance in sexting?

Personal sex, through mobile technology and social media, has become more performative, the act of performing sexuality no longer the sole purview of media and entertainment. Now, we are expected not only to have sex, but to be constantly aware of and active in the narrative of that sex, which often includes the sending of dirty text messages and naked photos. Beau rice bares all in a novel built out of his intimate text messages. "I saw him and it was another emotionally fuck-upping experience".

beau rice bares all in a novel built out of his intimate text messages

Beau Rice is barely 15 minutes into what would be an hour-long video interview and he's already expressed two things: his fluid approach to the English language and his soul, "he's still with the boyfriend that he finds in the book". Perhaps 'soul' is too strong a word, but as the 25-year-old writer sits across from his webcam in the LA warehouse he calls home, there's little Rice has to hide when it comes to his private life.

The first time author has transcribed 18-months of intimate text messages, printed them in a book titled TEX and published them via California's Penny-Ante Editions for all to read, and it is candid. Sur Whatsapp ou par SMS… Ces toutes petites fonctions qui nous rendent fous. NEVROSES Savoir que la personne est en train de répondre ou savoir qu’elle est en ligne, mais ne répond pas : est-ce bien nécessaire ?

Sur Whatsapp ou par SMS… Ces toutes petites fonctions qui nous rendent fous

Supprimer un ami ou un(e) ex de Facebook, la fausse bonne idée. Parmi les nombreuses opportunités que nous offre internet, il y a celle de pouvoir faire le ménage dans son entourage en simple clic.

Supprimer un ami ou un(e) ex de Facebook, la fausse bonne idée

Après une rupture amoureuse ou une sévère dispute avec un ami proche, quoi de plus simple que de supprimer la personne devenue indésirable de vos réseaux sociaux et, ainsi, de votre quotidien? Sur Facebook, Instagram ou Twitter, il suffit donc de retirer la personne de votre liste d'amis et le tour est joué. On peut passer à autre chose, en laissant loin derrière soi les souvenirs d'une relation amoureuse ou d'une amitié ayant tourné au vinaigre. À court terme, en effet, le fait de supprimer de votre quotidien une connaissance avec les liens sont rompus peut sembler être la meilleure décision à prendre.

Kristen Stewart's New Movie 'Personal Shopper' Finally Nails the Anxiety You Feel Texting. Throughout her career, Kristen Stewart has had to hold her own against an array of costars: vampires; a Huntsman; Juliette Binoche.

Kristen Stewart's New Movie 'Personal Shopper' Finally Nails the Anxiety You Feel Texting

But in her new film, Personal Shopper, she does her best acting yet—and her scene partner is an iPhone. With DNA Dating App Pheramor, You Swab, Then Swipe For Love. A-z of millennial dating. AsexualityNewsflash: people can be asexual and still wanna date!

a-z of millennial dating

There's as many different types of of asexuality as there are asexual people. Conceive of asexuality as a spectrum, not a hard and fast orientation. Couple In Long Distance Relationship Connects Via Combo Photos Of Their Cities. How to have sex with someone from the internet. Selfie by systaime.

how to have sex with someone from the internet

The graphs that show the search for love has changed. Image copyright Alamy From marrying a neighbour or someone at church, to swiping through dozens of faces on a smartphone screen, the journey to find love is changing fast.

The graphs that show the search for love has changed

I asked Tinder for my data. It sent me 800 pages of my deepest, darkest secrets. T 9.24pm (and one second) on the night of Wednesday 18 December 2013, from the second arrondissement of Paris, I wrote “Hello!”

I asked Tinder for my data. It sent me 800 pages of my deepest, darkest secrets

Bricole it Yourself: Tinder au doigt robotisé. En moyenne, les utilisateurs masculins de l’application de drague Tinder attribuent un like près d’une fois sur deux lorsqu’ils parcourent les profils féminins. Certains, pour «maximiser leurs chances», approchent les 100%. Plutôt que de se fatiguer le pouce à longueur de journée, quelques makers (tous masculins…) ont donc bricolé des systèmes plus ou moins élaborés pour automatiser le geste. Est-ce que stalker, c’est tromper? À chaque fois que je parle du stalking en société, j’ai toujours le droit à deux réactions. Certaines personnes me regardent avec cet air bloqué qui me fait croire qu’elles frôlent l’apoplexie. Soit elles ne voient pas de quoi je parle soit elles sont allergiques à l’anglais. D'autres baissent irrémédiablement les yeux, coupables de s’adonner à ce genre de pratique. À l’origine, le stalking est ce que Wikipedia appelle pompeusement du «harcèlement névrotique».

Amazon Dating: The Future of Dating [joke] We Live In Public: Molly Soda Skypes With PC Music's GFOTY - Electronic Beats. It can be hard to tell if Molly Soda and Girlfriend Of The Year are very similar or very different. The former is a 27-year-old American artist and internet personality named Amalia Soto whose most famous works include a collection of self-leaked nudes titled “should i send this?” Naked selfies are about so much more than attention. Image via Wikipedia Commons Since the iPhone gods delivered us the front facing camera, people have had a complex relationship with Selfies.

To many, they're seen as the domain of the fickle and self obsessed, something people do only when they're clamouring for likes and validation. NASASEASONS explores love and heartbreak in the Insta-age. Towards a Theory of the Dick Pic (NSFW) Smart TV hackers filming people having sex on their sofas through webcams. Next time, you’re snuggling up to your other half on the sofa, imagine that some sweaty, sex-pest nerd might be watching you through your TV’s webcam. Horrifyingly, it’s actually true: hackers HAVE ‘watched’ couples making love on their sofas via webcams built into smart TVs – and put the video on porn sites. Unfaithfully yours: what happens when virtual reality affairs get real?

July 2015 might well be known as the month online infidelity went public. This date coincided with one of the biggest and most revealing hacks in history when the Ashley Madison database was compromised and made available online. Ashley Madison, a dating website targeted at people already married or in relationships, had more than 36 million subscribers, 86% of whom were men. Just over one year later, and immersive technologies like virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are on course to become mainstream. But what happens when online infidelity and virtual reality collide? How IRL Love Can Survive in the Age of VR. Gender Swap - Experiment with The Machine to Be Another from BeAnotherLab on Vimeo. Speaking to the people who live out love affairs in virtual reality.

Most of us have pretty much never lived our adult lives without the internet. It’s affected us in innumerable ways – some good, some very bad – and despite not really knowing what a world without it looks like, it still continues to surprise us. In our Extremely Online series, we explore the apps, trends, subcultures, and all the other weird stuff the internet continues to offer. Max* met his partner around 18 months ago, when they struck up conversation in a bar. The pair found they had lots in common; small talk turned to flirting, flirting turned to dating, dating turned into an exclusive relationship, and the couple are now engaged and planning a “traditional wedding” with a guest list including each of their closest friends.

The crackdown on AI-assisted fake porn is starting. We Are Truly Fucked: Everyone Is Making AI-Generated Fake Porn Now. YouPorn launches the first ever CGI porn star. IRL influencers are out, and virtual influencers are in. Campaign Against Sex Robots calls for ban on human-robot sex. True Companion. Eagerly We Await the Coming of the Sex Robots. David Levy and Adrian David Cheok, founders of the annual Congress on Love and Sex with Robots, assert we're very close now to creating a sex robot, going as far as to say that such robots will be normalized by 2050.

Cyberdoll - France Cadet. 3d printed sex toys. Ripple wearable extension is the future of everyday seduction. Bracelet Lets Wearers Feel Someone's Touch Over Distance. Smart condom lets users know how good they are in bed. Kissenger. Sex toy company admits to recording users' remote sex sessions, calls it a 'minor bug' Survey Reveals 80% of Millennials Have Been Ghosted! Le Ghosting Ne Tue Pas. Addie wagenknecht - ghost. Guide to online dating behaviours. Don’t drunk text your ex: artist offers a cringe-free alternative. A girl’s guide to surviving social media after a break-up. This artist captured her traumatising male disappointments. Cyberlove. Lovemetruly.

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