This paper presents the results of a student activity which gives some insight into the social norms of
university students regarding online activities. The students were presented with a "first date" scenario
and asked what online activities they would and would not do in relation to that scenario. A singlereviewer
form of emergent coding was used to identify trends in the student responses and then iterative
coding was used on the open-ended responses. The results are presented by gender and example
anecdotal quotes are given for context. Some potential implications indicated by the responses are
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