Course:559M/DatingApps

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Social Media for Information Professionals
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LIBR 559
Section: M
Instructor: Dean Guistini
Email: dean.giustini@ubc.ca
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Introduction

What are Dating Apps?

Scholarly Literature

Tinder (Stef)

Target Audience

How it Works

Controversies

OKCupid (Ashley)

Target Audience

How it Works

Controversies

Grindr (Paige)

Grindr, founded in March of 2009, is the largest all-male social network/dating app. The app is available in over 190 countries and boasts over 5 million members.[1]

Target Audience

How it Works

The Grindr application is available through Apple iOS, Android, and Blackberry OS.

Controversies

Down (Robin)

Target Audience

How it Works

Controversies

Conclusion

  1. Grindr. (2015). Learn more. Retrieved from www.http://grindr.com/learn-more.