I dislike that the social media code is obtained by artificially increasing your site traffic.Not that you don't deserve it, but it's a "gotcha" and people are really put off by that sort of thing.
The gameplay involves conversing with a selection of girls, attempting to increase their internal "love meter" through correct choices of dialogue.
The game lasts for a fixed period of game time, such as one month or three years.
Dating sims, or relationship simulation role-playing games (RS-RPG), are a video game subgenre of simulation games, usually Japanese, with romantic elements.
They are also sometimes put under the category of neoromance.
To show my age with this, The original game only had one ending and path, the East wing was only the pool and you could only swim, there was no extra interactions throughout the game, you couldn't turn Karin into a pet and she never showed up a second time and Ami wasn't an option at all.