Alexa: Would U?

Alexa: Would U?

From the dawn of time to the release of Her and beyond, man has dreamed of the day they could bone a sex machine. Friends, that day is now upon us… if you’re fine with Amazon recording it.On Wednesday, Bloomberg Businessweek tweeted out a copy of their latest cover, linking to a feature article on…

Should Match Group Be Screening for Predators on Tinder and Elsewhere?

Should Match Group Be Screening for Predators on Tinder and Elsewhere?

Today, Columbia Journalism Investigations published, with ProPublica and Buzzfeed, a 16-month investigation into Dallas’ Match Group. The takeaway: lax screening processes at apps like Tinder, PlentyofFish, and OKCupid leave users vulnerable to encountering repeat sexual predators, and Match could do more to make things safer. The problem isn’t at the flagship Match.com, where users are…

Unconscious Contempt

Unconscious Contempt

Today’s essay was inspired by the lead image you see here and the subsequent exchange I had on Twitter about it. What you see here is a rather nebbish looking husband, I presume post-surgery, recovering from his vasectomy in bed. He is surrounded by cutesy post-it note jokes his wife left him (kind of like…

Edited Transcript of MTCH earnings conference call or presentation 6-Nov-19 1:30pm GMT

Edited Transcript of MTCH earnings conference call or presentation 6-Nov-19 1:30pm GMT

Dallas Nov 7, 2019 (Thomson StreetEvents) — Edited Transcript of Match Group Inc earnings conference call or presentation Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 1:30:00pm GMT* Amanda W. GinsbergMatch Group, Inc. – CEO & DirectorMatch Group, Inc. – CFOMatch Group, Inc. – SVP of IR & Corporate DevelopmentEvercore ISI Institutional Equities, Research Division – Co-Head of…

“There Is a Whole System That I Cannot Overcome”

“There Is a Whole System That I Cannot Overcome”

Thirst Aid Kit’s Bim and Nichole commiserate with a How To! listener about the difficulties of dating while black. Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by Getty Images Plus. Traci reached out to How To! with a common complaint: frustration with online dating. But it’s especially hard out there for her as a black woman—research suggests…