عنوان مقاله [English]
In today's world, the use of the Internet by users is expanding, virtual social networks with a variety of functions that can influence spying methods with their hidden function. This article examines the sociological impact of the performance of virtual social networks on spouse selection practices. In the theoretical framework, the theories of William Good, Giddens and Habermas have been used. The research method used, survey and data collection tool is a questionnaire. The statistical population of the study was both men and women in Tehran who have been married for the past five years. Using cluster sampling method and then the quota of 385 people were selected as a statistical sample. The data collection tool was a researcher-made questionnaire and the data were analyzed based on descriptive and inferential statistics using SPSS22 software, Lisrel structural equation modeling software. Data analysis shows that there is a significant relationship between the expansion of the public sphere, the formation of communication understanding, increasing awareness and social mobility with spouse selection methods. Also, using the structural equation model, the effect of expanding the public sphere (0.38), increasing communication understanding (0.56), increasing awareness (0.81) and social mobility (0.56).