Dating in the time of coronavirus: chat online, meet much later


‘It’s time to shut down Tinder and all online dating services,’ tweeted US writer Matt Stoller With governments clamping down on social interactions to contain the coronavirus spread, dating sites are discouraging dates and asking users to get to know each other virtually instead. “We don’t know who needs to hear this, but now is NOT the time to go out with your date to a bar,” leading match-maker OkCupid tweeted on Monday.