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A Pandemic Year for Women: Bridging the emotional divide in a socially distanced era
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A Pandemic Year for Women: Bridging the emotional divide in a socially distanced era

This essay is from our International Women’s Day 2021 series, about women who rose to the challenges of being mothers, artists, professionals, students, and above all — individuals trying to make their way through an unprecedented time — over this pandemic year.

Love in the time of algorithms: Would you let artificial intelligence choose your partner?
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Love in the time of algorithms: Would you let artificial intelligence choose your partner?

With AI-systems as matchmakers, in the coming decades it may become common to date a personalised avatar.

Bumble dating trends of 2020: Mountains and beaches, pre-dates, new dawn daters and more
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Bumble dating trends of 2020: Mountains and beaches, pre-dates, new dawn daters and more

Bumble reported that it saw a spike of 38 percent in video and voice calls, also called 'pre-dates' after March 2020.

Tinder in 2020: Bored in the house, quarantine and chill and other trends that made it to the bio
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Tinder in 2020: Bored in the house, quarantine and chill and other trends that made it to the bio

Tinder says that the mention of climate change has doubled in 2020 as compared to last year.

Tinder introduces 'Panic Button' in US that will let users connect with personal emergency services
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Tinder introduces 'Panic Button' in US that will let users connect with personal emergency services

Tinder is also adding photo verification, to compare using artificial intelligence a posed photo taken in real-time to profile photos.

Facebook's new 'secret crushes' feature will help you find friends who are totally into you
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Facebook's new 'secret crushes' feature will help you find friends who are totally into you

Who isn’t curious to see whether a friend secretly likes them? Secret Crush will help you find out.

How Do We Find Love, In The Time Of Tinder?
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How Do We Find Love, In The Time Of Tinder?

A relationship built on a dating app is no less real than the one forged over mixed-up orders at your neighborhood coffee shop or at a common friend's party

Tinder and evolutionary psychology: The science behind what men and women swipe for, and why
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Tinder and evolutionary psychology: The science behind what men and women swipe for, and why

If we apply the evolutionary theory to the way people use Tinder, we find that differences emerge because the traits that are sought by men and women are quite different, especially in short-term relationships

How We Met Each Other: A Brief History of Finding Queer Love
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How We Met Each Other: A Brief History of Finding Queer Love

Before Instagram became an overnight phenomenon for men (and women) to flirt with each other, the dating world for the quintessential gay man was a very different place (even sans the filters); over the past few decades, we’ve come a long way — and it’s nothing like the world we live in today, or the one we read about.

The Guysexual’s Brutally Honest Review of Hornet
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The Guysexual’s Brutally Honest Review of Hornet

Conventionally speaking, Hornet is an upgraded version of Grindr that allows you to choose from men all over the world

The Guysexual’s Brutally Honest Review Of Bro
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The Guysexual’s Brutally Honest Review Of Bro

Gay or straight, the laws of online dating have always been balanced. Gay men have Grindr. Straight men have Hinge. But what about straight men looking to woo (or wingman with) other men, you ask? Say hello to Bro, the app that everyone is talking about.

Ghosting and other perils of modern dating: Are apps prompting people to abandon their partners?
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Ghosting and other perils of modern dating: Are apps prompting people to abandon their partners?

Ghosting is a shameful experience for the person who is ignored or blocked, but it is also an indicator that the person who has ghosted them wants to avoid their feelings of discomfort

Facebook's dating service will match people with shared interests, but it could only exacerbate social divide
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Facebook's dating service will match people with shared interests, but it could only exacerbate social divide

Facebook's new dating service made conservative Indians uncomfortable, but there’s something about its approach — matching those who think similarly — that should really appeal to a conservative sensibility

The Guysexual’s Guide to Six Online Dating Liars To Stay Away From
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The Guysexual’s Guide to Six Online Dating Liars To Stay Away From

Want to know how to sort out the prankster from a potential romance? Well, here are six men that you can swerve around and ignore:

The Guysexual’s Guide To Decoding Dating Bios On Every App In The World
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The Guysexual’s Guide To Decoding Dating Bios On Every App In The World

As you might have realised, your dating profile is your window to the world

What Does Your Grindr Profile Picture Say About You?
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What Does Your Grindr Profile Picture Say About You?

From Mr No Picture to Mr Shirtless and Mr Always Smiling, here's what your Grindr profile picture says about you

Dear Gay Men, Here Are The Do’s And Don’ts Of Online Dating
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Dear Gay Men, Here Are The Do’s And Don’ts Of Online Dating

Online dating might look depressingly tough, but it’s really not.

Tired of Tinder? The Aphrodite Singles Club matches potential dates the old-fashioned way
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Tired of Tinder? The Aphrodite Singles Club matches potential dates the old-fashioned way

If Tinder isn't your scene, maybe the super-select Aphrodite Singles Club will be

A study reveals that Indians spent increasing amount of time on Tinder this Diwali
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A study reveals that Indians spent increasing amount of time on Tinder this Diwali

According to the study, Tinder usage was on the rise starting 8 October. The study looked at swiping habits of people in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Pune.