Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicDating apps

Topic: dating apps

Grindr’s faceless queer profiles are sporting a new DP—nude Ranveer Singh

Ranveer Singh's devil-may-care attitude towards all actions challenging heteronormativity might explain his popularity among gay men, many from small towns.

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.

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Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.