During the COVID-19 pandemic, the online world has become more important to connect with friends and family, but also has shaped relationships through artificial intimacy.

Professor Rob Brooks has been studying the online world of intimacy through online apps and algorithms, and says his discipline is shaping how relationships occur.

Produced By: Roderick Chambers

Featured In Story: Professor Rob Brooks – Evolutionary Biologist from the University of New South Wales

First aired on The Wire, Thursday, 19 August 2021