Friday, 24 June, 2022
TopicOnline Dating

Topic: Online Dating

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.

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.

Less ghosting, breadcrumbing, catfishing: Bumble survey says Covid has made online dating better

At least 48% people on Bumble survey say there is increased attention to a prospect's personality rather than looks. The sample size was 2,000 single Indians. It was conducted in June 2021. 

Locked in & masked amid Covid, Indian Gen X, millennials are preferring online dating: Survey

Survey by sought to understand dating preferences among Generation X and millennials and questions spanned topics like intimacy, first dates, marriage and children. 

How Bumble, dating app Priyanka Chopra invested in, made its CEO a self-made woman billionaire

Bumble debuted its IPO Thursday at $43. It soared over 70% on trading in New York, valuing CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd’s stake at over $1.5 billion.

Someone in Imran Khan government is clearly angry with left-swipes on Tinder

Pakistan banned 5 dating apps: Tinder, Tagged, Skout, Grindr and SayHi for being ‘immoral’. But can it stop men sending ‘hello fraandship’ texts on LinkedIn?

Tired of virtual intimacy, young people are now turning to ‘date drives’

Without restaurants and bars to go to, young people seeking intimacy have turned to their cars — the latest 'it' place to meet a potential love interest.

Let’s talk first— Coronavirus is bringing in unheard of changes on Tinder and Hinge

A virus has slowed down the planet. And on online dating sites, people are filling time by seeking conversations with people who they earlier only swiped on.

How to date online in the age of coronavirus

The novel coronavirus that causes the malady has infected more than 200,000 people around the world and ushered in a fraught new era of online dating.

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Bucket hat meet feather boa Photographer: Kevin Winter/Getty Images North America

1990s house music and fashion are back — unfortunately, so is a 1970s economy

It may be fear of recession that’s driving today’s obsession with all things early ‘90s. The period was characterised by a dismal economy and large-scale unemployment.
Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai | Bloomberg File Photo

Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.


India successfully test-fires short range missile system off the coast of Chandipur

The Vertical Launch - Short Range Surface to Air Missile or VL-SRSAM can neutralise aerial threats at close ranges.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.