Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates: Have Dating Apps Killed Romance?

Apr 22, 2018

Airs Sunday, April 22, 2018, at 6 p.m. Every day millions of people turn to dating apps to find love. More than 49 million Americans have given digital dating a try, and the companies facilitating these matches are raking in billions. But are dating apps really designed to promote long-lasting romance? Some argue that dating apps ultimately create a culture that prioritizes sex over committed and lasting love. After all, why settle on one match when there may be someone better just a swipe away? The debaters are Eric Klinenberg, Helen Fisher, Manoush Zomorodi, and Tom Jacques, with special guest, Daniel Jones.