Online dating apps are more popular than before amid the pandemic, but many couples are taking a rain check on meeting in person. Photo: Shutterstock
Online dating apps are more popular than before amid the pandemic, but many couples are taking a rain check on meeting in person. Photo: Shutterstock
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More swiping, less meeting: how online dating has gone more virtual amid the coronavirus pandemic

  • Online dating apps are more popular than before, but users are becoming more selective about meeting up in person amid social distancing measures
  • Instead, daters are chatting on apps longer, and getting creative with virtual options such as video calls, online games and Netflix Party

Online dating apps are more popular than before amid the pandemic, but many couples are taking a rain check on meeting in person. Photo: Shutterstock
Online dating apps are more popular than before amid the pandemic, but many couples are taking a rain check on meeting in person. Photo: Shutterstock
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