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Online dating secrets revealed – plus share your Valentine story!

Skyler Wang, a Ph.D. student of sociology at UC Berkeley and relationship consultant, has been studying online dating since 2016. On Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day – he sat down for a Facebook live interview with UCOP Social Media Manager Alex Morales. Watch the video below to get his scientific insights into:

  • Do app algorithms favor those who swipe more times or fewer?
  • Does online dating encourage relationships across racial, economic and educational boundaries?
  • How have apps affected the queer dating scene?
  • Is asking someone’s astrological sign a good ice-breaker?
  • And more!

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What you need to know about online dating

We were live with Skyler Wang, a Ph.D. student of sociology at UC Berkeley, who studies online dating and culture. #ValentinesDay

Posted by University of California on Thursday, February 14, 2019

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