Following the introduction of Tinder in 2012, we’ve been living in the “on to the next one” paradigm, ending relationships at the first sign of misunderstanding. And the impact of the swipe culture stretches far beyond that. Instead of actually meeting people offline, talking to each other, and discussing issues face to face, we lean in the comfort of emoji, likes, and instant messaging.
Is there a way to persuade the 270 million people who use apps like Badoo and Tinder
to adopt a more meaningful approach to dating? Surprisingly, technology emerges as a double-edged sword here. On the verge of Valentine’s day, we’ll examine the benefits of combining artificial intelligence technology with dating apps.