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From Twitter to Tinder: Social media's biggest hits and misses of 2013

Caitlin McGarry | Jan. 2, 2014
Just because social media is having a major moment doesn't mean every social startup is a success.

Gross dating apps: 2013 marked a significant shift in the way humans mate. Hookup apps designed to find the most attractive people in a given location have become de rigueur on singles' smartphones. It's all fun and games until humans realize that as a species we have lost the ability to communicate without an interface. The future of civilization is in peril, and we have Tinder to blame. But it's not just the swipeable stacks of photos that are killing romance. We can't forget services like Lulu, which let ladies review the men they date in painstaking detail. People are not restaurants. This has got to stop.


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