SALINAS, Calif. (KION) – In modern, busy lives, online dating apps like bumble and tinder have grown in popularity over the years, but there’s some advice for those who may be rusty or new to the dating game.
“Over 30% of Americans use dating apps so its very popular and lets face it — during Covid — it was the only way to meet people,” says Central Coast relationship expert Kim Von Berg.
OK Cupid has also seen a surge of activity – and says if there was ever a stigma attached to online dating… those days are over.
“You get more questions now if you’re single and you’re not on an app, your friends are like, what’s wrong with you?” says Melissa Hobley, the Chief Marketing Officer at OkCupid.
But relationship experts are hoping there’s more awareness about the possibility of things going wrong… or people being someone other than who they say.
This is similar to the convicted sex offender from North Carolina who was found…