Young adults, ages 18 to 24, traditionally haven’t been big online daters.They haven’t had much of a need because they are typically surrounded by other young, single people, whether at work or school, said Aaron Smith, associate research director with the Pew Research Center.Proving dating services online has some exciting, stimulating but also challenging and sensitive issues.
But laws and regulations have to deal with the generality of industries and businesses to which they apply and our statutory regulators are often thinly stretched and not able to do much other than react to consumer harms.
We, like other sectors, saw the need to give regulations “life” and to draw out, highlight and give meaning to those that particularly matter for online daters.
Swipe right on a profile picture to approve and swipe left to reject.
No awkward messages to each other unless both say yes.
In July, most of my single female friends weren’t playing around with online dating at all. By September, two were exclusively dating guys they’d met via the app.