The internet has transformed sex beyond recognition, but whether this change is for the better or worse is still open to discussion. We sit down with Lisa Wade, associate professor of sociology and author of American Hookup, to explore the behaviours attached to hook-up culture.
Tinder has become synonymous with modern dating, and its new app for Apple TV is allowing people to conduct their love lives in full view of friends and family in the living room. But will people actually use it to start a potential new relationship, or just for a bit of human window shopping?
Everyone’s heard of Grindr. More than five million men in 192 countries use it to hook up. It’s transformed the gay dating scene. But with the closure of many LGBT venues, how are all these virtual encounter platforms affecting bars and clubs? Has Grindr killed the gay bar?
From Coasties to K-Poppers, the US is home to a range of teen subcultures. In the third of a series exploring Gen Z and Gen Y tribes, Andrea Graham Richeson delves into the overscheduled world of Alpha Achievers. Do these ambitious teens embody the model student and future star employee?
Tech can’t change the way we love (yet), but it has changed the way we date. Globally, 91 million people use dating apps, with Tinder boasting 50 million users. But swiping has become boring. So what’s filling the gaps in the market? And how do people want to find love in 2015 and beyond?