S., to set the record straight about what it's like to be single now across the country.
The telephone, the bicycle, the postal service, the sofa: The emergence of all these conveniences created moral panics, mostly centered around fears that these inventions would enable women to have sex with caddish men, rendering those ladies unmarriageable.
Although Sales pins her case on online dating in general, she’s mostly focused on Tinder, whose “swipe” function she sees as the epitome of quick and easy shopping for sex.
Tinder did not like this, and 30 ill-advised tweets ensued, first questioning Sales’ reporting, escalating to claiming that Tinder is bringing people in China and North Korea together, and culminating in the grand pronouncement that “Generation Tinder” is changing theworld.
But Marty, who prefers Hinge to Tinder (“Hinge is my thing”), is no slouch at “racking up girls.” He says he’s slept with 30 to 40 women in the last year: “I sort of play that I could be a boyfriend kind of guy,” in order to win them over, “but then they start wanting me to “They start out with ‘Send me nudes,’ ” says Reese.
“Or they say something like ‘I’m looking for something quick within the next 10 or 20 minutes—are you available? K., you’re a mile away, tell me your location.’ It’s straight efficiency.” Sales is empathetic, and seems to think that phones are making men act like pigs.