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Social media, infidelity and domestic violence in 21st century Zimbabwe
Type of Resource: Book Chapter
Year of Publication: 2019
- Internet Access, Affordability And Use
Author(s): Nancy Mazuru
This chapter examines the nexus between social media, infidelity and domestic violence in Zimbabwe, specifically in the second decade of the new millennium. The contemporary world has seen the gigantic proliferation of social media in various spheres of life. The digital epoch has been growing the interest in designing technologies that mediate and create a feeling of relatedness within interpersonal relationships beyond the explicit verbal communication (Hertlein and Ancheta, 2014). Communication technologies such as cell phones, the internet, and social networking sites have become a central feature in people’s lives as tools for establishing and maintaining these relationships