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This means that this study will provide us with a view of the dominant ideas in the online world with regards to romantic relationships.In my Google search, I have chosen to search the terms ‘normal couple’, ‘couple’, ‘black couple’, and ‘white couple’ in Google Images. By searching: Google suggests that ‘normal couples’ and ‘white couples’ are the same kind of couples, as both of these searches only result in images of white couples.During this time, he could have never imagined that only two generations later, one of his closest family members would get into a relationship with someone with another skin colour: interracial relationships were not usual then, definitely not in the village where he lived.When my 86-year old grandmother heard I had a black American-Kenyan boyfriend, her first reaction was: ‘’A black person does not belong in our family’’.This paper takes digital ethnography as an approach as it ''’’ (Hymes, as cited in Maly, 2016, p. I should also mention that it is not my belief that races are ‘out there’, but are rather socially constructed.In my eyes, there is only one race: the human race. Therefore, I would much rather use the word 'intercolour' than 'interracial'.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.
Due to new migration patterns after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the term ‘superdiversity’ has been introduced by Vertovec, adding ‘super-’ to ‘diversity’ in order to describe an evolution towards a ''’’ (as cited in Maly, 2016, p. Superdiversity can be linked to the changes in communication technologies: new media not only function as infrastructures of transnational people, such as migrants, but they also create cultural niches within which translocal micro-populations arise (Maly & Varis, 2015).Nowadays, there are plenty of these dating sites available.