(Men don’t see women’s profiles until women accept the date request.) At the very end of the piece, after Tara and Stuart go on their $600 date, Yoshida reveals that Stuart is married with children.
It is an incredible read—seriously one of the best pieces I’ve read this month—but I’m stuck on this section where Yoshida meets Ohlala founder Pia Poppenreiter and learns why Ohlala is “better” than other dating apps: According to Poppenreiter, Ohlala seeks to improve upon two perceived flaws that Tinder and other dating apps often fall into.
Either way, the goal is to get exactly what you want that night.
When a match opens your photo for the first time, they are drawing some important conclusions about whether you’re right for them. Some women, it turns out, aren’t great at understanding the types of photos that hurt their chances of meeting their match.
(This is also probably why I’m single.) Verge, meanwhile, gives us an in-depth overview of one woman’s experience with the site: A new app lets women charge for a night out. It’s a longread, and it She’s a matchmaker, as it so happens, specializing in the “sugar dating” niche.