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This is what it would be like to date a social network

'Are we really not gonna talk about how cute this kid is?'


Michelle Jaworski

Internet Culture

Posted on May 14, 2015   Updated on May 28, 2021, 8:22 pm CDT

Combine the awkwardness of a first date with how much we hate social networks like Twitter and Facebook, and you have Emma Blackery trying to navigate the world of dating while being hounded by the very aspects of the social media that we despise the most.

Blackery’s latest video imagines what it would be like to go on dates with social networks. As she discovered, these sites are more persistent than ever when romance is involved. No, Google+, we still don’t want to use you.

Screengrab via emmablackery/YouTube

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*First Published: May 14, 2015, 9:35 am CDT