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Dating Industry Broadcast VI

A new survey from Wandera, found that dating app use on work-issued devices has spiked 69% in the last year, as reported by Mashable...

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The “dating scene” has radically evolved in the last 5 years alone. Have you felt the impact of these changes on your dating life? The only certainty is that this pattern of transformation will continue. What does this mean for the modern dater and how does dating and technology intersect? Get the scoop on what’s new in the dating industry with our monthly Dating Industry Broadcast.

The Dating Industry Broadcast series is inspired by The Staggering Research On Choosing Mates, in which Tawkify Co-Founder, E. Jean Carroll, collected the latest research on our trade and blasted it out to the whole team.

Enjoy this month’s scoop!

THE INDEPENDENT, People Share The Best Relationship Advice They’ve Ever Received, 4/11/17:

Maintaining a relationship isn’t always easy, and sometimes we need a little encouragement along the way. While credentialed sex and relationship experts can help, often the best advice surfaces a little closer to home. Luckily, people who have been there and done it have taken to Reddit to share the most crucial pieces of relationship advice they’ve uncovered over the years…See the full article at The Independent.

ASK MEN, Dating App Use At Work Has Grown By 69% In A Year, Survey Reveals, 4/12/17:

A new survey from Wandera, found that dating app use on work-issued devices has spiked 69% in the last year, as reported by Mashable. On average, that amounts to seven minutes and five seconds of swiping/clicking time, five or six times a week. In total, people are using dating apps like Tinder, Happn or online sites like Match and OkCupid 47 minutes per week…See the full article as Ask Men

NEW YORK POST, How regular guys are catching sexual predators online, 4/10/17:

The latest pastime in British Columbia, Canada, has nothing to do with snowmobiling or moose hunting. According to Esquire, the province has become a hub for amateur sleuths who set up and catch creeps who are trying to arrange sexual liaisons with underage girls.

Then they call the authorities and post video evidence on the internet.

The movement of recreational pedo-snatchers began some four years ago when a construction worker, Justin Payne, came up with the bright idea of creating a fake online dating profile for a boy below the age of consent…See the full article at New York Post.

VANITY FAIR, Charlize Theron Explains the Problem with Celebrity Dating Apps, 4/12/17:

Despite her aversion to the online dating game, Theron said her friend Chelsea Handler tried to persuade her to join in on the trend. At the Women’s March at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City this year, Theron said Handler took some time to introduce her to a dating app for celebrities.

“She’s swiping all these faces of guys in all different sorts of . . . different variations of no clothes. Then, they know that you’ve just said you don’t like them.”

“And then you have to text them, and then the flirting starts, and it’s kind of awkward because they’re trying to be cute, and they say weird stuff like, ‘What’s up, sexy?’ And it’s just awkward.” See the full article at Vanity Fair.

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