At a conference in Los Angeles earlier this year, Tinder CEO Sean Rad told press that the app now matches 10 million people every day.Speed-daters, by contrast, have on any given night around 10 potential matches.Then the daters arrive, in ones and twos, slowly filling the bar.They stand for the next 15 minutes nervously twiddling straws and re-tucking shirts. Since the advent of Tinder, Grindr, Tingle, and numerous other dating apps, the attention span of the dating world has shrunk.Speed-dating has become ironic; it’s actually one of the slowest forms of dating around.
Together, they are a unique group that tells an overlooked part of the story of how we meet each other in 2014.'Millions of women are having fulfilling relationships with younger men,' Cougar Life president Claudia Opdenkelder says on the website. Her friend, Woman Number Six, quickly corroborates.“She is.The only preconditions are that they have all paid some money, dressed up a bit, come to a bar in town, and pinned on a name badge.
Some would probably not survive a dating app flick session.* * *Man Number One is blind and arrives a lot earlier than the other daters.