Communication Research Study Participation Opportunity


Facebook and Ex-Romantic Partners

Principal Investigator:

Prof. Christopher J. Carpenter
Phone: (309) 762-9481 QC extension 62324


DO NOT COMPLETE AGAIN: This study was available last semester. If it sounds familiar, do not participate a second time.

This study is an online only study such that you will complete all of the study via an online survey. To be eligible, you MUST be a current Facebook user, have been in a romantic relationship in the past year such that you are no longer romantically involved with that person, and you are over the age of 18.

The survey will ask you a number of questions fill out an online survey about your former romantic partner, your own Facebook use, your former partner’s Facebook use, and your perceptions of your former partner.


Participants will spend 20 Minutes Total
Consult instructor for extra credit available.

Number of Participants: 500

Location of Data collection:

Online Survey Facebook and Ex-Romantic Partners

Start Date: 8/26/2019

End Date: 5/07/2020 or when 500 number of participants obtained.

Data collection dates and times: Anytime