The Hesidator: How the pandemic changed online dating

Mobile Diaries

09-06-2022 • 27分

Shawna and Jason take a look at the current ups and downs in the world of mobile dating. When your love life is set against the backdrop of a global pandemic, there’s no doubt that some interesting trends are bound to emerge — such as that of an altogether new persona: “The Hesidator.” Let’s face it, the classic meet-cute at a local flower shop or romantic chance encounter at the top of the Empire State Building may now be a thing of a not that long ago yesteryear.

Prospective matches are now met with a new level of intentionality due to months of being stuck inside, and aided by the various communication tools everyone has right there on their smartphone, from messaging apps to video chats. Thankfully, Kate Maclean from Plenty of Fish is here to share some hot tips to light the fire back into your mobile dating life. Get ready to take notes!

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