On a Saturday night, after another riveting week of walking around my living room and failed attempts at making cold brew, I turned off The Sopranos, put on a fresh pair of sweatpants, and got ready for a date. Actually, I got ready for 23 dates — all at the same time. That's right, folks: At the height of a global pandemic, I went Zoom speed dating and attended a virtual singles mixer. Although the phrase " Zoom singles mixer " may sound like it was written by the creators of Cards Against Humanity, many dating companies and matchmaking services have opted to move online since social distancing began. Take video-dating app Filter Off , for example, which has seen a major surge in its speed dating sessions , Bumble's collaboration with BuzzFeed , which sets up strangers on live-streamed first dates. This is the wild, wild west of internet culture and behavior.
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When you write a dating blog, speed dating is part of the territory. But no matter the gimmick, it always seems to come down to the same brutal truth. Speed dating originated in , and was set up by an American rabbi, as a way for young, single Jewish people to meet one another. Back in the naughties, when the idea was novel, speed dating events attracted large diverse crowds. Up for a laugh, people embraced the novelty, and tried it.
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Last Updated: October 13, References. This article was co-authored by Laura Bilotta. With over 18 years of date coaching experience, Laura specializes in dating etiquette, relationships, and human behavior.