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.
Google Image provides us with interesting ideas about what is perceived as a ‘normal’ couple, and whether interracial couples are part of this ‘normality’.
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).
This means that these Western views on relationships are most easily captured online and are the first ones people find when searching information about this topic.
The nuance needs to be added, however, that I have searched for these terms in English, from a place in the West.
This means everyone can live a superdiverse life, which can be achieved by participating in online communities for instance.
Small probes such as this one, suggest the online dominance of Western norms and white people.
Nowadays, there are plenty of these dating sites available.