Dating for college students
As early as 1965, Harvard undergraduates were using nascent punch card technology to match date-seeking students with each other.And after the release of the first i Phone in 2007, the smartphone revolution led to an explosion in mobile dating apps, which capitalized on new mobile GPS technology to streamline the process even further.
Regardless of age, referencing early 20th century Dutch graphic art on the dance floor is reason enough to ask for a phone number.I decided to cut my losses and stand in line for whatever toxic punch was being served.After a 15-minute wait, I turned around to see a freshman appearing as if he were about to sneeze.Forget waiting around for someone to notice your profile — with apps like Grindr or Tinder, you could find a connection close to you, almost instantly. We’ll dive into details later, but first a few standout overall trends.The online dating industry now brings in over billion in yearly revenue, but it’s unclear how much of that money is coming from dating apps in particular. Perhaps the most surprising thing we discovered was that only When it comes to meeting people, 79% of college students still vastly prefer the old standbys — meeting people through mutual friends or mutual interests.