A couple of months ago, I was sitting at a bar minding my own business when the woman next to me did something strange.
Surrounded by potential partners, she pulled out her phone, hid it coyly beneath the counter, and opened the online dating app Tinder.
On her screen, images of men appeared and then disappeared to the left and right, depending on the direction in which she wiped.
I felt a deep sense a rejection -- not personally, but on behalf of everyone at the bar.
We're told that many of the best business ideas are developed in the pub, and this is where we were in 2006, mulling over the changing perception of online dating sites and their increasing popularity in urban areas, when we came up with the idea for Muddy Matches.
Since then, the site has gone from strength to strength, with thousands of people joining a month and many thousands of success stories.
If you’ve ever travelled to Europe or down under to Australia, you’ll likely have heard the popular shout of, ‘I love Canadians! As much as we might be admired by those in other countries, one of the things that makes Canada truly unique are our relationships with each other.
A year later, Altfest and Ross had a prototype, which they called Project , an acronym for Technical Automated Compatibility Testing—New York City’s first computer-dating service. She was the station’s first female reporter, and she had chosen, as her début feature, a three-part story on how New York couples meet.
The demolition of the Third Avenue Elevated subway line set off a building boom and a white-collar influx, most notably of young educated women who suddenly found themselves free of family, opprobrium, and, thanks to birth control, the problem of sexual consequence.
transferred the answers onto a computer punch card and fed the card into an I. was restricted to the Upper East Side, an early sexual-revolution testing ground.
They want something more: a meaningful relationship is often the aim, and that’s where we can help.
Whether you’re a Calgary single, Vancouver single, or one of our many professional singles looking for love in Canada, we have potential matches waiting for you.
Is it creating a new reality in which people actively avoid real-life interactions?