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  • Can ‘likes’ and right swipes really lead to love?
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What does romance look like for Gen Y?

As our lives become increasingly intertwined with tech, the ways we express romantic interest are evolving. But are Gen Yers interested in starting relationships online, or have they swiped left on digital romance? Canvas8 sat down with 20 Americans to find out what they think about love and dating.

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As our lives become increasingly intertwined with tech, the rules of courtship and the ways we express romantic interest are evolving. Social media and dating apps have created fresh platforms upon which people can seek out personal and physical connections with others. Young people are at the forefront of this change, with a Pew survey finding that 27% of 18- to 24-year-olds in the US had used online dating sites or apps in 2015, up from 10% in 2013. While meeting people online may have had some stigma attached in the past, this has seemingly eroded, with 59% of ...

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