We were working individually on some kind of worksheet, while our teacher, a 50-year-old woman and recent divorcée, graded our tests from the previous week.Our high school was one of few in the area that had Smart Board technology at the time.Once you’ve made a snazzy profile, you start getting responses, like this: But when you try to reply to these messages, you get this popup: If you’re really curious, you have to shell out for a one month membership. Even worse, according to the FTC complaint, disappointed members were often unknowingly charged again to keep their subscription current.
Let me put it into perspective as others have alluded to.
She didn't realize it, but the website she was viewing on her personal computer became broadcast for the entire class to see.
It didn't take long for us to realize she was on Match.com, and was creating a profile.
It brings out the instability in those that are easily overwhelmed or influenced by a new sense of popularity and attention. What I mean is that online dating, for MANY, lends itself to the "next, next, next, and next, best thing".
Even the new tinder and ok cupid swipe technology is playing into this.