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The 5 Rules Of Social Media And Relationships

There's a huge difference between privacy and secrecy.

Social media might have made dating easier, but it has made being in a relationship a little more challenging. When is the right time to change your relationship status? Is it too pushy to post a selfie of the second date? And what happens to all those digital memories after you break up?

Renee Slansky sets some helpful guidelines to protect your relationship when your ex adds you on Facebook or that hot barista you follow on Instagram starts 'liking' you back.

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