Here’s a look at three online dating trends to consider.
Last year, e Harmony launched a jobs site called Elevated Careers.
To add more fuel to the anti-2016 fire, dating experts are calling it a bad year for dating trends.
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AR / VR Augmented reality and virtual reality are huge right now.
It seems like everyone - from Apple to Alibaba to Pokemon - is getting in on the game, and online dating likely won’t be far behind.
Having constant access to a pool of potential matches at their fingertips is making people more impatient, causing unrealistic expectations for first dates and a general decline in effort.
Daters are “more quick to judge because they know that if you’re not spectacular, they can go back to their inbox, and just swipe right again tomorrow,” Jacoby says.
Maybe they grew up next door to each other or maybe their parents arranged the whole thing.
Maybe they met in an algebra class or a Jewish youth group.
With the first week in January being the busiest time for online dating, we asked three experts to explain how these trends will translate into the dating culture of 2017.
“Dating ADD,” as Jacoby calls it, increased in 2016.
Similarly, female-friendly dating app Bumble announced plans to launch Bumble Bizz, a separate section of the app where women can make professional connections (like the Bumble dating app, the woman must reach out first). On the surface, these brand extensions might seem to violate the rules around mixing business and pleasure.