Online gaming, friendships, interpersonal relationships
Main Theme / Tema Central
The study included six participants that often interacted with other gamers online. The participants shared their experience with other users. The online gaming community is often stigmatized, and past studies have overlooked the social interactions that go on within the online community. The study found that online gamers often built strong interpersonal relationships among other gamers. These relationships often transcended outside of the game and even resulted with individuals meeting in person.
"Online Gaming: An Inside Look at How Interpersonal Relationships are Developed,"
Culture, Society, and Praxis: Vol. 12
, Article 3.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.csumb.edu/csp/vol12/iss2/3