August 1, 2016

How Women Are Swiping the Weirdness Out of Online Dating


For many women, oddly aggressive interactions with men are an all-too-familiar feature of Internet dating. The misconduct comes in a range of forms: Sometimes, a conversation on OKCupid or Tinder starts off overly offensive or aggressive, or turns hostile when the woman doesn’t respond favorably or quickly enough. The dark underbelly of online dating is very real. But just as apps and hyper-connectivity seem to enable atrocious behavior, they can also used to expose and counteract it. Entrepreneurs and Internet vigilantes alike are aiming to clean up Internet dating and perhaps improve offline behavior as well.

When a right one turns left. 

Topics: App Development, Consumer Psychology, Dating, Technology