Swipe right: Dating in the digital age

* How are technology and the online world affecting our relationships? What are the benefits of dating in the digital age, and what do we need to be cautious of? * What are the upsides of using technology to find and build connections? * What are some of the privacy concerns that need to be considered when using apps and technology that collect our data? The digital world has had a profound impact on how we date, find love and build connections. Although technology and the online world tends to get a bad rap when it comes to building healthy relationships, in this podcast Dr Kate Devlin discusses how technology has shaped our experiences of love, sex and intimacy for the better. She discusses that whilst dating apps are altering our expectations of relationships, they are also helping us to finding like-minded people and form communities.

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