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The system leads to a tricky guessing game before you can figure out your wannabe hookup buddy’s identity.

article “The End of Courtship” by Alex Williams, people “rendezvous over phone texts, Facebook posts, instant messages and other ‘non-dates’…leaving a generation confused about how to land a boyfriend or girlfriend.” I know I’m confused; I think I’ve been on a traditional date only a handful of times, with most of the other dates I encounter trapped inside a television screen or within the pages of a book.

In , Slack and Wise explore and expose cultural assumptions that drive our understanding about technology.

This article originally appeared in The New York Times on Feb. The old paradigm for online dating was a website like e Harmony or You quickly browse photos on your phone, swiping to the right if the photo appeals, to the left if it doesn’t.

You might be wondering which site is best for you, and if you should bother paying for a membership or not.

To help answer that question, keep the following in mind: Free sites are geared toward casual daters, while paid sites tend to be for people looking for a serious relationship.

We concluded that online dating had produced one immense benefit for singles: It expanded the pool of potential partners.

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