online dating

Catch up on Slack mobile

Slack Catch Up Feature Uses Tinder-Style Swipeable Cards

Slack’s product team noticed that users would often triage their messages on the mobile app before actually responding on the desktop. What is a familiar way to triage a large number of items on mobile? Swiping! This can be a

Tinder Design Case-Study

I’ve been really enjoying these case study stories. They describe themselves as “product tips in a comic book format.” This particular one is about Tinder onboarding and upselling their premium offerings. They have some decent suggestions and meta commentary about

Tinder Disrupt

This just popped up on my radar: Tinder Disrupt. As we’ve seen in the past, online dating can make for some popular entertainment. Some of these have questionable consent practices, but this seems mostly good (unless your friend goes rogue).

Examining race when it comes to online dating

I’ve been looking at studies examining race when it comes to online dating. One indicates strong preferences for a partner of their own ethnicity Another shows a more complex system of preferences likely dictated by societal norms.

Diversity in Online Dating

When I talk to others about my research into online dating, many of them convey their own stories to me. I’ve learned that this is an amazing way to glimpse into how others use online dating in their own unique

The Verge talks to OkCupid

The Verge talks to OkCupid, the dating site with a propensity for data research. Alexis Ohanian sits with Christian Rudder about how he and the SparkNotes founders went from study guides to an online dating network — and from there,

How I gamed online data to meet my match- Amy Webb at TEDxMidAtlantic

How I Gamed Online Data to Meet My Match

How I Gamed Online Data to Meet My Match: Amy Webb at TEDxMidAtlantic (by TEDxTalks) This was a great talk about how she reverse-engineered online dating to meet her ideal man. She discusses her own research into how popular profiles