While the current literature on the specific effects of the advent of the internet on university-age dating is somewhat lacking and contradictory, there is agreement that it follows the trends of the general population. The phenomenon of student-teacher romantic and sexual relationships is one that is found across many types of school systems, age groups, and demographics.
OkCupid OkCupid has a huge dating pool, and uses a whole bunch of algorithms to find your perfect match. Upon signing up, the app provides you with over 2, options including people, places and things of which you can chose hate, love, like or dislike. Messaging someone is more discussion group than lecture hall — it's about passing the conversation back and forth. The difference lies in the fact that those with high anxiety indexes used webcams to communicate with people they had met and maintain their relationships. But the logistics of trying to get to know someone in a packed basement over blaring trap music while someone does body shots in the corner are a bit challenging. Friendsy is like the dating app version of the original, college-only Facebook.