Communication Research Study Participation Opportunity


Facebook and Relationships Study

Principal Investigator:

Prof. Christopher J. Carpenter
Phone: (309) 298-1622



This study is an online only study such that you will complete all of the study via an online survey. You must be an Facebook user and currently be in a romantic relationship (Dating, Cohabitating, Engaged, Married, etc.) with someone who uses Facebook themselves. You Must also be at least 18 years old.
The survey will ask you a number of questions about your Facebook behavior, your partner’s Facebook behavior (if any), your personality, and about your romantic relationships.
If you are or were a member of Dr. Carpenter’s COM311 Research Methods class in the Fall of 2019, you cannot participate.

Phases (if applicable): N/A


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

Number of Participants: 600

Location of Data collection:

Online Survey Facebook and Relationships Study

Start Date: 10/12/2019

End Date: 5/01/2021 or when 600 number of participants obtained.

Data collection dates and times: Anytime

Extra Credit info reported to course instructors: no later than: 12/06/2019