History of dating services

15-Feb-2018 03:28

Companies like IAC — which owns Match, OKCupid, and Tinder, along with 42 other "dating products" — have perfected the art of profiting off our hunger for love, sex, and companionship.

This is your first book, and it got a lot of attention (in the New Yorker, the Atlantic, and the New York Times).

The 1920s flapper and shopgirl era was a lot of fun.

On a very personal note, my grandfather was really sick and in hospice while I was finishing the book.

But I tend to think that the revival of interest in explicitly feminist discourse in the past few years has something to do with it.

Dating specifically — it is a thing that a lot of people do, and these subjects are subjects in which humans in general and women in particular have been underserved.

This is your first book, and it got a lot of attention (in the New Yorker, the Atlantic, and the New York Times).The 1920s flapper and shopgirl era was a lot of fun.On a very personal note, my grandfather was really sick and in hospice while I was finishing the book.But I tend to think that the revival of interest in explicitly feminist discourse in the past few years has something to do with it.Dating specifically — it is a thing that a lot of people do, and these subjects are subjects in which humans in general and women in particular have been underserved.It's an astounding shift from a century ago, when an unchaperoned "date" was avant-garde, even suspicious to the authorities, And yet dating is still treacherous: We may find a partner, but we may be ghosted (or exploited, or worse) or become too jaded to keep searching for meaningful connection.