Dating in your 2039s
“Anyone above 75,000 is probably not going to notice you if you like their stuff,” Mr. “If they like your stuff, that’s a different ball game because it means they went out of their way.Then it’s, ‘Ding, ding, ding.’”And though Instagram can offer more depth than an abbreviated Tinder or Bumble or Grindr profile, do not forget that it is still a curated highlight reel.Not only does Instagram provide a visually driven collage of your life, it also offers a subtle way of expressing interest through likes and comments, and connecting in the form of a private chat.Meanwhile, the lists of users who have looked at each of your Story cards mean that you now have data — rudimentary and inconclusive, but still, data!
It would be really unhealthy to show all of ourselves on social media.”Adjust your expectations accordingly.
Fisher agreed: “Once they’re in your DMs and they’re commenting on things, that’s when they’re trying to make a move.” As in real life, reciprocation is important.
“You, of course, have to wait a little bit to see if they like your photos back,” Mr. “It’s the same as if you’re looking at someone at the club and they’re not looking back.”Another factor to keep in mind in the era of Insta-fame is how many followers your romantic interest has.
And then there are those who use Instagram as a supplemental match-making tool.
“It’s basically a portfolio for your dating life,” said Halen Yau, 31, a public relations manager from Toronto.
Side note: Sometimes you’ll receive unwanted attention that can cross the line into harassment or bullying.