My co-authors and I tried to dig a bit deeper into the mobile phenomenon and how it relates to behaviour in online dating.
In particular, we were interested in understanding how the impulsivity and ubiquity of access enabled through mobile applications could potentially alter the behaviours we see in “traditional” online dating.
While women benefit from sending “weak signals” by leaving a footprint when they view profiles of potential partners non-anonymously, men are the ones who more often send strong signals through initiating a conversation by writing the first message.
wouldn’t individuals who chose to be at the forefront of the dating revolution show us that these platforms can help us overcome some of these traditional norms in relationship initiation?Why are we being pissy over gay couples marrying each other, when in the exact same country underage children are being married to much older people? As of 2017, it was estimated that ten million Americans identified as part of the LGBTQ community (according to thedailybeast.com).(If you are unaware in the US there is a man named Warren Jeffs, who was the leader of the FLDS church, where he arranged underage marriages for girls as young as 12 to men in their 60s.) Gay people (and the LGBTQ community overall) are not the problem. It may seem minute to the 325 million total US population, but these numbers are just estimates. So why are these same people pissed about same-sex marriage? Show less People say that the person you marry should be your best friend...