[Air-L] Online Dating Studies

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Wed Feb 24 11:37:48 PST 2010


Perhaps that the web is now encompassing mobile applications that  
integrate real life location: case in point someone mentioned Grindr.  
Sometimes the online interaction is just there to initiate real life  
'dating' or other kinds of interaction. Here's a well written article  
on one gay man's experience with the Grindr app entitled, 'Sex in the  
Time of GPS':
http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2010-02-01/sex-in-the-time-of-gps/

-Sharon

On Feb 24, 2010, at 10:26 AM, Erhardt Graeff wrote:

> Andrew's work looks great. I'm impressed by the research out there. If
> anyone has other sources, we're still interested.
>
> Additionally, can anyone think of any specific practical questions  
> about
> online dating website design and culture that would be fun to  
> discuss? How
> about questions that are tough to research but universally  
> interesting?
>
> Best,
> Erhardt



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