The authors did not differentiate between that which constitutes 'personality' and that which would constitute 'character', and lay their emphasis on the observation of one's personality as a yardstick of cyber discernment.
It would be unwise to confer upon another a 'label' based upon certain behaviors.
“With the Internet, we’re moving away from just physical ideas about infidelity and acknowledging emotional infidelity.” While there is no universally accepted definition, an Internet affair frequently involves intimate chat sessions and sexually stimulating conversation or cybersex, which may include filming mutual masturbation with a Web camera.
Several studies suggest that even when there is no in-person contact, online affairs can be just as devastating as the real-world variety, triggering feelings of insecurity, anger and jealousy.
“It’s not just that you’re communicating with someone online but that there is a sexual or emotional nature,” says Katherine Hertlein, Ph D, an associate professor at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas who studies online affairs.
Those that have online experience probably have learned that the utterances of the personality often have little, if no meaning at all.
Without providing in-depth 'tools' of differentiation for the reader to utilize when gauging another, those that are looking for gleaning greater understanding on how to make wiser cyber choices will be disappointed.
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