Dating service poetry

More and more of us insist on outsourcing our love-lives to spreadsheets and algorithms.According to the Pew Research Center, the overwhelming majority of Americans suggest that online dating is a good way to meet people.Browsing profiles isn’t nearly as time-consuming (or daunting) as mixing with people in a social context.

It’s estimated that by 2040, 70% of us will have met our significant other online.

The problem with a lot of online dating applications is that they don’t really work.

Over 20% of women posted photos of their younger selves. Their most common lies revolved around their financial situation, specifically, about having a better job (financially) than they actually do.

More than 40% of men indicated that they did this, but the tactic was also employed by nearly a third of women.

Of course there are pitfalls and tripwires in every sphere of life, but this may be particularly true in the context of online dating.

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