Dating in our digital world – from ghosting to ghostbot-ing

“At what point in time did people become so pathetic that they couldn’t just tell somebody that they’re not interested or confront a slightly awkward situation? Why do we need a bot to do that for us?” – Awesome Inquiry, 2016 I’m sure you have heard of the term ‘Ghosting’, and I’ll eat my hat […]

Symptoms of the seen zone: notice me Senpai!

There’s a phenomena happening on social media lately and I haven’t been able to track down any related articles or blogs. Picture this: you find yourself stuck in the ‘seen zone’ but don’t want to come across as needy or desperate by bombarding your crush with messages. Why reach out directly, when you can do this […]

Cheaterbuster – paying for our fears or preying on our fears?

Whilst we’ve explored some ‘normalised’ ways to electronically intrude on your friends, potential partners and loved ones. There are a number of terrifying mobile applications that one could physically install on a partner’s phone for the purposes of electronic intrusion. Feel free to browse through the apps/tools below (the links open in new tabs). They […]

Searching for your next fix. The darkness and desperation of the ‘seenzone’.

You may or may not have read my previous blog post on the seenzone and electronic intrusion (EI). If you haven’t, you can take a peek here. If you did read my post, you might be asking “What exactly is happening to my brain that makes me want to commit EI?”. Welp my friend, it’s […]

Electronic intrusion killed the cat. Satisfaction brought it back?

Have you ever found yourself left ‘on seen’? Hurts don’t it? …Especially when it’s committed by your crush. Breakfast at Tiffany’s, copyright Paramount Pictures Meme created by CorporalCatskin Being ‘seenzoned’ is a common occurrence in our day and age. Something that our parents never had to deal with (especially when it came to dating). In […]