News | Topic: Hookup Culture
Feb 25, 2021
This “TikTok Meets Tinder” Dating App Wants To Help Gen Z Connect
As Gen Z enters the dating scene, this app wants to leave swiping right behind and use TikTok-esque short-form videos to connect young daters. Read the article here.
Feb 14, 2020
Is The New Hoop App A Tinder For Teens?
“Hoop” launched late last year but in the past several weeks it’s been downloaded over 2 and a half million times. What is it and who can use it? Read the article here.
May 17, 2019
Tinder Dating Among Teens: When Swipe-Right Culture Goes To High School
The massively popular dating app claims to block underage users. The only workaround? Lying. And everyone is doing it. Read the article here.
Jan 24, 2019
Teen Shows Like Netflix’s ‘Sex Education’ Can Get Wildly Explicit. But Should They?
What’s different about “Sex Ed” as opposed to, say, “Orange is the New Black,” is that the new series is aimed at teenagers as well as adults. Read the article here.
Nov 16, 2016
Tinder Now Has 40 Gender Options
“A lot of the time, dating apps make some pretty unfair assumptions about exactly who you’re looking for, and sometimes even who you are. While some dating apps are set up to match men with men or women with women and different combinations of that, a lot of dating apps aren’t set up for the reality of who’s using them.” Read the full article here.
Aug 4, 2016
Now Teenagers Have Their Own Version of Tinder
Tinder recently banned teenagers, but that doesn’t mean that their swiping days are over. An app called Spotafriend mimics the Tinder experience, but is exclusively available for teenagers between the ages of 13-19.
Read the article here.
Jul 1, 2016
Rape Culture and Hookup Culture Are Two Sides of the Same Coin
The ideology of the hookup culture sets everyone up to be a victim by luring students into the vast expanse of sexual gray area, then telling them it’s black and white.
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