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Jakarta Post

Don’t stop dating, even amid COVID-19!

  • Sebastian Partogi


Jakarta   /   Thu, August 6 2020   /  01:00 am
Manage your expectations: When you use dating apps like Tinder to meet people online, you have to be willing to go through a lot of initial dates first before eventually landing on a prospective partner. Lowering your expectations while doing so can save you from unnecessary heartbreak and disappoint.(Shutterstock/Teerawit Chankowet)

Even amid the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic, you can still continue looking for love and dating through virtual platforms. To cater to single people under home quarantine ready to find love again, dating app Tinder has just launched an in-app video feature for users in Indonesia. The video feature has also been available for users in various countries including Australia, Brazil, France, Italy, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, the United States and Vietnam. Tinder also has a caveat, mind you. Several reports by The Jakarta Post cautioned users against sexual harassment and financial scamming. If dating apps are not your thing, the clinical director of the Center for Healthy Sex in Los Angeles Alexandra Katehakis advised in one of her YouTube videos for you to “tell the world”: your friends, family members, colleagues, business associates, even your hairdresser &ndas...