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I t used to be that if you wanted to meet someone of a certain caliber, you would venture to a particular bar. Forget Tinder. Forget OkCupid. Who has time for all that swiping? Instead, young professionals looking for a suitable mate are flocking to apps like The League and syncing their LinkedIn profile in the hopes that their resumes will help seal the deal and find them someone special. The men know that women they meet in The League are career oriented, intelligent, ambitious and are working just as hard. The League has been described as Tinder for the elites. In order to join, potential users are screened and selected based on their education and professional history.
Do you like someone tall with a good sense of humor? Or perhaps you are more focused on finding a good dancer with curly hair? Or do you prefer a more buttoned-up environment with a deeply-ingrained reporting structure and big offices for the executives?
Radio 2 has been exploring the world of Internet dating in a series of special features. Dating online can seem daunting to many, with the risk of heartbreak and the possibility of rejection just a swipe away.
How Not to Fill Out an Online Dating Profile
Where conventional dating is more like a water balloon fight, online dating is like storming the beaches at Normandy. Pictures of yourself. Current pictures. You want to see what I look like, right?