“Kevin and I broke up and have been dating Brian for three months,” Shipp said.
“It”s all turned out pretty good.” A friend of Shipp”s, Stefanie Tucker, an 18-year-old Von Curtis Hair Academy student from Apple Valley, Calif., said that Shipp was lucky because both individuals were really nice guys, but the online scene is really not for her.
By Kristi Chaney The issue of online dating is generating varying opinions among college-age students.
The questions of whether or not online connections are successful and whether or not they are safe are debatable.
(Swipe right for hot, and left for not.) If two people both swipe right, they’re a match, and a chat box will pop up allowing you to begin a conversation with each other.
“We receive anywhere from five to 15 wedding announcements a month from successful online relationships,” Haupt said.Once you do that, you are presented with your hookup and dating options.Yes, I said both hookup AND dating because DOWN isn’t just for onenightstands.You know, the friend who would hint to the babe you’re interested in that you are down to hookup. (Formerly Bang With Friends.) The app, DOWN is Tinder with a personal twist that already has over 2 million users hooked.Like Tinder, DOWN is all about finding local people you’re down to hookup with quickly, easily and hasslefree.Kendra Shipp, 18, from Apple Valley, Calif., has experienced some of those successes.Shipp, was used AOL Instant Messenger to meet Kevin from Texas. “We did everything from sending pictures to phone calls to e-mails.” Things went well, until she met Brian online from Long Beach, Calif.Best Dating and Hookup Apps For College Students Besides passing classes, making best friends and raging face all college students want to do is hookup or find something more.As if approaching a hottie in the bar while buzzed isn’t easy enough, now there’s dozens of apps designated to getting you to the basic goal: getting laid.Jana Sharp, 22, a BYU graduate, said online dating is a mixture of both. “There are some online weirdos.” Sharp has been using online services for a little less than a year.She recently started using more LDS online services, dedicated to communication between LDS individuals, such as date and “But I”ve also met some real jerks.” One of Sharp”s negative experiences happened in January. Griffin Davis, president of Collegeclub.com, said the majority of those visitors are primarily interested in e-mails and instant messaging.Sharp and a friend went out on a group date with an online buddy and a friend of his. has experienced between 25,000-30,000 hits a day with a history high of 105,000.“One ended up being my Homecoming date.” Ting is not concerned with safety issues, but did say that generally, women need and usually tend to be a little more cautious than men.