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What Do the Men of Tinder Really Want? - VICE

<i>(Photos: Marianne Eloise)</i><p>Animal rights charity PETA conducted a social experiment the other day, with one man and two Tinder accounts. On one account, the man really, really loved meat. You could tell because the photos were of him awkwardly holding steak in a supermarket and wearing a shirt …

Tinder

33 Tips to Build a Memorable Online Brand

“If you’re not on the internet. You don’t exist.”Seth Godin said that – or maybe it was Winston Churchill? Whoever it was, they had a point. …

Digital Marketing

Tinder wants AI to set you up on a date

<b>When first met Sean Rad, back in 2013, Tinder was a blossoming dating app. It was known primarily for, how shall I put it, casual relationships.</b><p>Back then he told me Tinder was “good for humanity”, a line I instantly latched onto as being faintly ridiculous, and wonderful for a headline.<p>But now when …

Tinder

Dating apps have made us all massively lower our standards, according to a new study

When you’ve been swiping through shirtless selfies and uninspired bios for hours on end, you’re going to lose the will to keep being picky.<p>How to …

Online Dating

Michael Wolff on Trump's Tech War and How Big Media Benefits

Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg and Reed Hastings openly challenge a president who may scrap net neutrality and curb globalist growth as Rupert Murdoch …

Net Neutrality

Dating group provides comfortable meeting space for professionals over 50

Print<p>On Feb. 2, 21 professionals over the age of 50 met at the U of S University Club. They weren’t there for networking, but rather to meet other …

Online Dating

Why OkCupid’s Trump Filter is Bad for Romance

To celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, the online dating website OkCupid introduced new features designed to help users “connect on a deeper level.” …

OkCupid

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Writes Manifesto About The Future Of The World

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Kara Swisher, executive editor of Recode, about the manifesto and her interview with Zuckerberg.

Facebook

Prospa raises $25m round led by AirTree as loans top $250m

Prospa has raised $25 million of new equity to support growth, in a funding round led by AirTree Ventures that values the online business lender at …

Small Business

It’s not about romance. These singles want a parenting partner, not a life partner.

I’m 30 years old, and someday, I’d like to have a family. I’m currently single and have been for several years.<p>But I’m not worried. Evolving attitudes toward love and marriage have armed me with options. I can focus on my career over romance; marry or remain single; be with a man or a woman. I can …

Online Dating

Dating After Divorce: 12 Tips for Getting Back in the Saddle

Regardless of who initiated the split, divorce takes quite a toll on a person. And once you’ve completed the necessary grieving process, adjusting to …

Online Dating

Forget Tinder, Airbnb for Dating is Already Here - Powered by Cryptocurrency

Love is a fundamental human need. This has been demonstrated by the Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, and generally suggested by conventional wisdom.<p>There …

Online Dating

Little similarity between person's 'ideal' partner and who they meet on dating sites: study

A new Australian study has revealed there is virtually no connection between what people want in a partner and the people they contact when using …

Online Dating

Upcoming Events in Digital Media: Feb. 21 Edition

<i>Each week, MediaShift posts an ongoing list of upcoming events in the digital media and journalism world. These will be a mix of MediaShift-produced</i> …

Online Journalism

Samsung’s Reputation Has Gone Up in Flames

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 fiasco seems to have dented the company's reputation.<p>The Harris Poll, a ranking of the reputation of the top 100 most visible …

Samsung

We used haikus to prove that most men don’t care what you say on Tinder as long as you’re cute

<b>I’ve been out of the dating game a long time.</b><p>Mulberry and Preen just made it okay to wear your duvet to work<p>In fact, I met my soon to be husband in …

Online Dating

Online Privacy Virtually Nonexistent For Users

Should internet users expect to see personal information online? With something as simple as a name and the click of a mouse, dozens of websites will …

Washington D.C.

The world in brief, February 21st 2017

Donald Trump named <b>H.R. McMaster</b> as his next national security adviser, to replace General Michael Flynn, whom he sacked last week over contacts with …

Economics

The confusion over cognitive computing

Ginni Rometty, chairman, president and chief executive officer of the $80 billion (around Rs5.3 trillion) International Business Machines Corp. …

Artificial Intelligence

Alibaba extends its push into bricks-and-mortar retail partnering with supermarket giant Bailian Group

Ecommerce giant Alibaba has signed a strategic partnership with supermarket operator Bailian Group as it seeks to merge online and offline retail.<p>The …

eCommerce

Alumni Reflections: Journalism in the Age of the Internet

<i>Editor’s Note: This essay is part of the Alumni Reflections series marking Columbia SIPA’s 70th Anniversary, featuring views and insights from</i> …

Journalism

Google and Bing Are About to Make it Harder to Find Illegal Content Online

Google and Microsoft's Bing may soon make it much harder to stream or download illegal content, at least for U.K. internet users.<p>The companies have …

Google

Microsoft, Flipkart Announce Cloud Partnership To Improve Online Shopping Service In India

Information technology giant Microsoft on Monday announced a “strategic partnership” with Flipkart, wherein as a first step, the online retailer will …

Microsoft

Marketing School | Digital Marketing | Online Marketing: How to Get 300 Real Targeted Followers Per Day in Instagram | Ep. #205

00:27 – Today’s topic: <i>How to Get 300 Real Targeted Followers in Instagram per Day</i><p>00:57 – Nathan got his Instagram following from 0 to 300K<br>• 01:10 – …

Digital Marketing

We can't let Congress eliminate consumer online privacy protections.

The FCC put in place critical broadband privacy protection rules late last year to protect your right to privacy online. Now, some members of …

Net Neutrality

Online Piracy Can Boost Comic Book Sales, Research Finds

Research into online piracy comes in all shapes and sizes, with equally mixed results. Often the main question is whether piracy hurts legitimate …

Net Neutrality

Trump seeks national security adviser, health care strategy

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump's holiday weekend featured a raucous campaign rally, a health care strategy session, interviews for a new national security adviser — and even a few holes of golf.<p>Trump brought four contenders to his private club Mar-a-Lago club in Florida on …

Mobile Banking

A social psychologist explains why Tinder is so ‘evilly satisfying’

In America, 60 percent of digital media consumption now occurs on mobile or tablet devices instead of desktop computers.<p>As people and technology have become increasingly mobile, so have their efforts to find love and sex.<p>According to app analytics website AppAnnie, the dating application Tinder is …

Online Dating

So you want to land yourself a sugar daddy

There's probably been a time in your life (men, I'm looking at you too), where you've joked about wanting a sugar daddy. No one is immune to …

Online Dating

50 shades of regret: A cautionary tale about online dating and the movies

The first "Fifty Shades" movie inspired me to make asinine dating choices. I fear "Fifty Shades Darker"<p>I’ve never been good at sexy talk. First of all, the phrase is awful: “sexy talk.” It’s like “dental dam”: words that make me hope my vagina freezes over till I’m 80. Nor can I see myself rocking …

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