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Meet Thirty Day Bae: the ‘radical dating experiment’ shaking up Utah courtship

What if two people committed to a relationship for 30 days? A group of young adults are trying to find out, and they “mean business.”

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Women fly first on Bumble: How app’s features offer potential change to dating game

Arts and Culture editor Robby Poffenberger and I recently looked at the dating apps Tinder and Mutual. Though these studies were not scientifically rigorous, we did find some interesting trends. This week, we looked into Bumble. This app has a distinct difference—women message first. Alec Osborne, a Bumble user in the area, explained why he […]

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Mutual interests: survey of dating app profiles underscores differences – and shocking similarities

When we first dove into dating app data, we were mostly interested in finding differences. What do men seeking women do differently to attract partners? What about women seeking women? With Tinder, we explored many of those divides. We resisted the urge (for the most part) to comment on why those divides exist – to […]

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Survey of local Tinder profiles unearths most common features

Pictures by waterfalls. Name dropping The Office. Mirror selfies. If you’ve ever found yourself swiping through Tinder, America’s most popular dating app, and asking yourself the question “Why do so many of these look the same?” — you’re not alone. Last week, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor Brandee Watters and I set out to find the […]

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