Research + News | Topic: Dating

Teens Are Looking For Love In Online Places

How to help teens have safe and healthy online relationships. Read the article here.

Billie Eilish Says Porn Fixation Starting At Age 11 ‘Destroyed’ Her Brain

The “Bad Guy” singer said violent sex videos warped her perspective on healthy relationships. Read the article here.

E-Violence Increases Through Early Adolescence But Declines As Teens Become Adults

Electronic dating violence—including electronic harassment, coercion and monitoring—starts increasing in preadolescence but curves as teens reach young adulthood, according to a new University of Michigan study. Read the article here.

This “TikTok Meets Tinder” Dating App Wants To Help Gen Z Connect

As Gen Z enters the dating scene, this app wants to leave swiping right behind and use TikTok-esque short-form videos to connect young daters. Read the article here.

What Parents Need To Know About Yubo, The ‘Tinder for Teens’

The app enables teenagers (or adults pretending to be them) to find others with similar interests and chat through private messaging or via public live streams. Read the article here.

Dating And Relationships In The Digital Age

From distractions to jealousy, how Americans navigate cellphones and social media in their romantic relationships. Read the article and research here.

Young Women Often Face Sexual Harassment Online – Including On Dating Sites And Apps

Online dating has grown in popularity, but many young women report experiencing some form of harassment on these platforms, according to a recent Pew Research Center survey. Read the article here.

Tinder Year Ender: How Gen Z Changed Dating In 2019

When it comes down to who is looking for love on Tinder, Gen Z took over the swipe-focused dating app. Read the article here.

Tinder Lets Known Sex Offenders Use The App. It’s Not The Only One.

Match Group, which owns most major online dating services, screens for sexual predators on Match — but not on Tinder, OkCupid or PlentyofFish. Read the article here.

Teens Are Dancing To Voicemails From Their Toxic Exes On TikTok

Teen girls are making TikTok videos dancing to audio clips of their exes’ demoralizing voicemails and rants. Read the article here.