Finding a partner, once reliant on social circles, has become big business. The contemporary ‘blind date’ is no longer a known person recommended by friends but a stranger suggested by algorithms. What are the psychosocial dynamics behind dating platforms and are they changing the basis of romantic love?
is Associate Professor in Media and Creative Industries at the University of Warwick, where her research deals with subjectivity and relations in digital society. Her publications include ‘Social Entrepreneurship: Making Money by Doing Good’, 2020.