Research reveals individuals that score high for vulnerable narcissism are likely to present themselves inauthentically while online dating.
Confident chatbots could undermine trust and romance - but probably won’t. They may even enhance online dating.
The convenience of dating apps can also make them difficult to navigate.
Chinese-oriented online dating platforms create “Chinatowns” in cyberspace, where Chinese daters gather in hopes of finding true love.
Two women ruled the dating app tech industry last year. How they were portrayed by mainstream media versus how they portrayed themselves in social media says a lot about how women leaders are viewed.
Newer apps like Thursday prioritise meeting in person over possibly endless online chat.
An expert had a confusing time trying out Facebook dating.
The study found most use Tinder casually because they’re bored, playing with the app like a kind of smartphone game - even though many use it to find true love.
If you use dating apps, you might have experienced ghosting, or worse.
Dating on apps is the new reality, but do they really make dating easier? A Cape Town study finds Tinder complicates it further.
Despite the belief that people are deeply skeptical of strangers, study after study shows that humans are primed to trust one another.
It’s easy to say “I’d never fall for that” when confronted with the stories of women who were conned by romance fraudster Simon Leviev. But a determined scammer can be very convincing and persuasive.
Dating apps were created to help people connect online, then meet in person… How have they responded to the pandemic? And what role do they play in helping people adjust to this new dating reality?
Granting police access to Tinder users’ information is problematic for many reasons (even if the intent is to keep people safe).
Tinder and similar apps fail to properly address issues of online harm. A lack of policy is to blame, as well as app design features and society’s general attitudes towards more minor cases of abuse.
From geopolitical tensions over - very - personal data to user strategies, discover the workings of an industry that is responsible for one in three marriages in the United States.
People looking for a potential partners online highly value a sense of humour but immigrants struggle with local jokes.
Tinder was developed as a dating app, but research has found that some find it useful for promotional campaigns and artistic purposes.
Love requires imagination. What happens when this imagination spirals?
Dating app Tinder has come under increasing scrutiny over harassment facilitated by the platform. But its new safety measures, while undoubtedly an improvement, are unlikely to prevent abuse.