Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicDating apps

Topic: dating apps

Ghosting to ‘backburner’ love, why people behave badly on dating apps

The convenience and choices in online dating encourage a culture of ‘disposability’ – being able to abandon a partner more easily.

How dating apps exploit India’s loosely formed definition of ‘personal information’

In 'What Privacy Means', Siddharth Sonkar explains how an Indian citizen’s privacy is hardly ‘private’.

Sober swiping? Sanskaari Indians are ditching matrimonial sites for dating apps

In a survey by Bumble, 51% Indians said they are more likely to go on a ‘dry date’ now than they were before pandemic. Sanskaari people have moved out of matrimonial sites.

Bumble and Tinder are talking consent. But it isn’t just about the ‘N’ word

Online dating in 2021 has expanded the conversation about consent.

Dating is back. But Covid has made getting coffee with someone a lot more complicated

Online dating companies are seeing a rebound in the US, with daily downloads of major apps bouncing back from earlier lows this year to pre-Covid levels.

Facebook boosts new dating app with Instagram integration

Users can combine elements of their Facebook & Instagram accounts to create a dating profile—the most notable way Facebook has ever combined the two entities.

With Secret Crush, is Facebook desperately trying to be relevant in age of Tinder & Hinge?

Facebook is now rolling out its dating services in 19 countries with an added feature: Secret Crush.

10 apps to take you from casual sex to marriage vows

From Tinder to BharatMatrimony, Bumble to Gleeden, AI will get you whatever you're looking for. It is India's new matchmaker.

When traditional and modern dating fails, Indian millennials are turning to AI for love

Millennials in India are looking at AI-powered matchmaking apps to find socially and intellectually compatible partners.

Indian women are getting assaulted on Tinder dates and no one knows how to stop it

Most women are reluctant to report matches from dating apps fearing retribution, which leaves the assaulters free to pursue others.

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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