That’s when this company was founded by a 66-year-old psychologist, Neil Clark Warren, who’s now north of 80 and still running the show. And can you say “Ok, Cupid” to your Android phone, the way you’d say “OK, Google”? You can read it as descriptive (making a match) or as metaphorical (strike a match, find your flame). Talk about a niche market: this is a site “to enable people in the death industry” – pathologists, funeral organizers, taxidermists, crematorium techs – “to meet like-minded individuals.” It was founded by Carla Valentine – timely tie-in alert! This is the gamified future of dating: a mobile app, launched in 2012, that dispenses with the personal data and just shows photos (swipe right for a hit, left for a miss).
Speaking of dates, here’s one to consider: August 22, 2000. The ur-dating site (founded in 1995, when only about 5 percent of Americans had Internet access) has a name that holds up surprisingly well.
Your handle might even affect the results of your job search or dating profile if it refers to something racy or inappropriate.
is the decision all potential cyber-suitors have to make based on the information presented to them on the screen …and when done correctly a clever username can catch the attention of your ideal partner.
Remember, women love positive, upbeat, confident men, and you are trying to create the impression that you are a confident, social, fun, and passionate individual.
Word to the wise, and also to you: hold off on using derogatory terms to refer to women till at least the second date.
Thanks S, for being the voice of reason and drawing that conversation to a close.
L here and ready to bring you the scoop from the internet dating websites. I may be one year older as of a few days ago, but I’m as immature and judgmental as ever.