KQED Radio
KQED Newssee more
Latest Newscasts:KQEDNPR
Player Sponsored By
upper waypoint

Is Online Dating Changing Our Relationships?

Save ArticleSave Article
Failed to save article

Please try again

 (Getty Images)

One-third of all single Americans now use dating websites to find potential mates. Has this shift in the way we meet changed the way we think about relationships? In his book “Love in the Time of Algorithms,” Dan Slater argues that an efficient, easily accessible pool of singles has made people less likely to stay in unsatisfying relationships out of fear of being alone. But does it also make it hard to commit when a better option may just be a mouse-click away?


Dan Slater, journalist and author of "Love in the Time of Algorithms"; he has also written for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post and GQ


lower waypoint
next waypoint