Twelve years ago I met my future wife at the school gate while she was waiting for her kids and I was waiting for mine. I liked her eyes, and that she was reading a Jonathan Franzen novel and wearing silver pumps. That’s it. That was my data.
According to Justin McLeod, CEO of the dating app Hinge, that may be the wrong way to meet the love of your life. “There is a sense that Gen Z now thinks it’s weird to meet someone somewhere offline like in a bar. That’s so random. There’s a lot of trust in our ability to find you the right person,” he says.
The 38-year-old’s app is about to celebrate its tenth birthday. With five million users globally,