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Teen Voices: Dating in the Digital Age.

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Pew Research Center.

From heart emojis on Instagram to saying goodbye to a relationship with a text message, digital technology plays an important role in how teens seek out, maintain and end relationships. In a series of focus groups conducted by the Pew Research Center online and in cities across the U.S., over 100 teens shared with us their personal experiences with social media and romantic relationships. These are some of the key themes and responses the Pew Research Center heard during these data-gathering sessions. (Author abstract modified)