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This paper takes digital ethnography as an approach as it ''’’ (Hymes, as cited in Maly, 2016, p. I should also mention that it is not my belief that races are ‘out there’, but are rather socially constructed.

In my eyes, there is only one race: the human race. Therefore, I would much rather use the word 'intercolour' than 'interracial'.

Google Image provides us with interesting ideas about what is perceived as a ‘normal’ couple, and whether interracial couples are part of this ‘normality’.

It should be noted that - before displaying the findings of the Google search study - the results I get in Google search are the effect of my own algorithmic bubble: Google is not creating one reality, but creates algorithmic bubbles, which '''' (Hossain, 2016).

In the 21st century, the term ‘multiculturalism’ is not enough to describe the diversity among people in society.

Due to new migration patterns after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the term ‘superdiversity’ has been introduced by Vertovec, adding ‘super-’ to ‘diversity’ in order to describe an evolution towards a ''’’ (as cited in Maly, 2016, p. Superdiversity can be linked to the changes in communication technologies: new media not only function as infrastructures of transnational people, such as migrants, but they also create cultural niches within which translocal micro-populations arise (Maly & Varis, 2015).

These bubbles are based on online behaviour, location, language, etc.: if someone would search for 'normal relationship' and 'normal couple' in - for example - Arabic in Libya, that person would get different results than I get, as I search these terms in English from a place in Europe.

Therefore, it is necessary to add ‘black’ to ‘couple’ in order to get pictures of black couples, while adding ‘white’ to ‘couple’ seems to be completely unnecessary and even inefficient, as only interracial couples show up.During this time, he could have never imagined that only two generations later, one of his closest family members would get into a relationship with someone with another skin colour: interracial relationships were not usual then, definitely not in the village where he lived.When my 86-year old grandmother heard I had a black American-Kenyan boyfriend, her first reaction was: ‘’A black person does not belong in our family’’.The development of digital technologies has provided new knowledge on all kinds of romantic relationships.The existence of the internet gives us access to various attitudes towards other races, cultures and ‘mixed’ couples.

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