Aleks Krotoski untangling the web: falling in love online: the difference between text & face to face
Two more papers from Monica Whitty, both of which are over a decade old, but are still v interes to consider, particularly as the rules of the game in even the leanest of media (text-only) are still the same as the richest (f2f).
First: what relationships mean
Whitty, M. & Gavin, J. (2001)….
Long but interesting read.