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The emergence of dating sites meant the development of niche online dating communities in which the participants focus on specific traits.Interracial dating communities are such niche communities, as the individuals who are part of them are (only) interested in dating a man or woman from another race.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).In the 21st century, a lot has changed in attitudes towards people from different races: no child would run away from seeing a black man on the street and comments like my grandmother’s have become at least remarkable.However, this does not mean that racism has disappeared: the discourse of my grandmother and grandfather is still with us today.About 75 year ago, my then approximately 8-year old grandfather slammed the door shut when he saw a black man in front of him, who was trying to sell nuts to people in the neighbourhood.
Because of my own situation, this paper will especially focus on black-white dating and relationships.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'.This means everyone can live a superdiverse life, which can be achieved by participating in online communities for instance.
Dating sites and applications, on which someone can find a partner based on their interests and preferences, have become very popular in the 21st century.This implies that white couples are perceived as the ‘norm’.