Future trends in online dating
“Virtual reality innovations will allow unparalleled sex experiences,” Young says.“Men and women have become so over-stimulated by the abundance of porn that it’s hard for them to perform sexually, or their relationships become like porn,” Young says.
That could lead to backlash, like the movement, Make Love Not Porn, that Cindy Gallop is trying to foster, or detox services that wash our minds of skin-on-skin imagery. “Large numbers of men are no longer physically attracted to human women,” Young notes.
"''And Tinder might pop up and say "There's someone down the street you might be attracted to.
Technology has already transformed the dating world, with matchmaking websites allowing people to scope out potential partners before they meet, and apps like Tinder and Happn pairing people based on location.
In the future, we’ll be quantifying not only ourselves but our relationships.
“The use of wearable technologies bleeding over into the way we interact with each other,” says Young.
You could one day find love on the street by pointing their smartphones at strangers to see if they're single.
That's according to Tinder's CEO Sean Rad, who has been speculating on what dating might look like in the future.
“The rise of instant gratification social media platforms have turned courtship into a sped-up process.”The movie depicts a man falling in love with an advanced operating system.Here he offers up some intriguing ideas about relationships in 2025, based on three “macro” trends: that technology is speeding up how we interact; that unconventional relationships are becoming more accepted; and that kink (e.g. Projects like 23and Me and u Biome reveal our personal genetics and microbial make-ups. A service that matches us with someone with complementary genes and gut.After all, who wants to be someone who isn’t microbiomically sympatico?Those wearing red are in a relationship, while those in green or orange are open to new encounters.Mr Rad believes that this could be replicated in augmented reality.