The Stable Marriage Problem and Modern Dating

The Stable Marriage Problem and Modern Dating

This post is a follow-up to the intro post about The Stable Marriage Problem. Check out the previous post to understand the problem/solution because this post examines its implications, particularly in the modern dating world.Modern TimesA fascinating consequence of the internet is how much closer it has brought the problem of finding your soulmate, as…

4 ways OKCupid handles media relations during COVID-19

4 ways OKCupid handles media relations during COVID-19

As people continue to socially distance, they’re seeking to connect with each other and brands more than ever. Michael Kaye, global communications manager for OKCupid, says the amount of the platform’s members reporting that they’ve gone on a virtual date rose 473% in April, compared with March—and the trend is still growing. “People are also…

Date from home: Romance in the age of the coronavirus

Date from home: Romance in the age of the coronavirus

Widespread social distancing has forced Americans to get creative with how they connect to one another, including romantically.The big picture: The dating industry was poised to take a hit amid the coronavirus outbreak as potential suitors are generally unable to meet in-person. Platform Match, which also owns Tinder and OkCupid, has seen stocks tumble 25%.…