Young Australians use nightclubs as a place to relax and perhaps meet a new sexual partner. Many regard some phyiscal contact during the mating ritual as off limits – but still put up with it.
Nightclub-goers often regard the sort of sexually aggressive behaviour they witness as unacceptable, but they put up with it because it seems like lots of people – especially men – are doing it.
Tinder profiles showcase different symbols depending on where you are in the world. In Brazil, woman display wealth, a sign of group affiliation. Here a scene from Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Cultural differences play an important role in the experience of day to day activities, including online dating.
A recent analysis of profile pictures on Grindr show that most people using the site emphasize their physical fitness and bodies indicating that they using it as the Uber of casual sex.
Grindr, the largest queer dating app worldwide, is all about the short term hookup; the currency used to attract your date is physical fitness versus wealth symbols, used by straight men on Tinder.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook Dating during his keynote address at Facebook’s F8 developer conference.
Despite the claims of online dating services, there is little scientific evidence that using self-reported data for matchmaking can lead to long-term compatibility.
The act of spending money to impress others is a signal of resources to potential mates. Having resources is a valued trait by females.
Dating apps have changed the way people present themselves. Visual cues and short 100 word bios are the new currency of dating.
So, will VR dating be a thing?
Online dating has been around for more than 20 years, but for the most part, the goal has been to eventually meet your new paramour face to face. Virtual reality could change that.
Are dating apps destroying men's self-esteem?
It’s not all about finding love in the online dating world.
If you're looking for love on a dating app then beware the trolls - and consider upgrading to a paid service to get away from them.
Data from swiping apps like Tinder are giving researchers a window into how dating and relationships could be changing.
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No amount of whittling down dating criteria to glasses, beards, or tattoos will allow you to bypass the simple fact that finding someone takes work.
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A new film claims to empower women's singledom – but it's just another old-fashioned rehash.
Dating has gone from seeking soulmates to swiping faces to kill time. What happened?
Technology brings us together, but also creates distance – which doesn't bode well for relationships.
Tinder introduces the new ‘Super Like’ – should you ‘swipe up’?
Eileen Chu and Stefano Verrelli
In the online dating world it was once enough just to "Like" a person to indicate your interest. So what does it mean to "Super Like" a potential love interest?
Photos like this are doing more harm than good to wildlife.
You might have noticed recently that a plague of “selfies” with tigers appears to have overtaken mobile dating app Tinder (where users “swipe right” to indicate interest; left to reject). Globally, so…