Oh yes: "Get it girl, get it get it get it, girl." A dating app that allows people to meet based on their intellectual capacities rather than their looks! But, you know what happens when two smart people meet?
They engage in hot, sweaty, intellectual conversations about Proust.
It isn’t only conservative courtship norms that are being changed, but attitudes towards sexuality.
If a phone sex hotline and Tinder drank and had a baby, it would come out as Revealr.
You can talk to a person, but can't see what they look like.
Do you know where Marcel friggin' Proust is Some people stick to their guns when they say they don't care about looks—and bless their hearts.
Unfortunately, we're literally engineered to gravitate towards attractive individuals who smell like redwood trees and caramel.
So popular is Tinder in Mexico that a new verb, tinderear, is now used to describe the swiping and tapping.
Yet users in Mexico City are considerably less responsive to matches than those in large American cities.
Even if you have a great conversation with a person, you're not going to want to bone them if they look like Rex from close to getting it right—the one thing they didn't anticipate: charging money kills erections faster than, I dunno, bees?
The sole review on the app's page summarizes it nicely: "You buy points to promote yourself, and to view/ message other ppl, and to see who liked you. down the drain." The transition from desktop to mobile for websites is a bit like the great change from silent films to talkies during the late 1920s. Unfortunately, POF seems to be succumbing to the same fate.
In a violent country, fears about the risks of meeting a stranger often trump thoughts of prospective pleasure.
My Diaspora, a new “halal-match app” developed in Dagestan, hopes to bring Muslim courtship into the 21st century.
Male users outnumber the women by vast margins; some men post pictures of themselves alongside their wives and children, missing at least part of the point.