How Online Dating is Killing Commitment

Spoiler alert: online dating sucks for me, and I can’t be the only one

The attention economy maintains its stronghold on our brains by stealing our focus, getting us hooked on the promise of yet another dopamine rush. Companies are perfecting addictive products, exploiting our biological vulnerabilities for profit. Instagram’s ecosystem creates eating disorders in teenagers and keeps them returning, locking them into a dysfunctional relationship.

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Karla Starr

Karla Starr

Author x2, inc. Making Numbers Count (w/ Chip Heath). Behavioral science, cultural history, systems, numbers.