Sex dating in china
“It’s difficult because there’s no flirting culture. We wouldn’t strike up a conversation with a stranger.” Tantan provides the solution to this, boasting over 3 billion matches to date from 100 million users.
Another Chinese app, Momo, has got more of a hook-up reputation and is particularly popular with ex-pats living in China (make of that what you will).
If you’re single and under 40 you've probably tried an app at some point, and whether your ultimate goal is marriage and babies, someone to keep your sheets warm for the next few hours or a gay Tamagotchi—dating apps are becoming the best way to get you there.
, now that I know her for a couple of years, is one of my closest female friends.
With apps to manage everything from what type of Thai food we want delivered to which model of car we summon to drive us down the road, the modern world has allowed us to curate our lives to a degree our grandparents would find baffling.
An eager market responded and hundreds of thousands of matches have been made.
Yu Wang, the founder of Tantan, says he is solving a societal problem brought about by young Chinese people moving to cities for work, often to places where they have no families or strong friendship circles.
“In China, meeting people is a challenge,” he says.
Interestingly, Tantan is very vocal about how focused it is on relationships, rather than casual dating.
There are even reports that users get a slap on the wrist, aka a text message warning, if they use suggestive language or words that imply they’re looking for a hook-up.In order to combat the idea that it’s a place to go for casual sex, the founders have widened its reach to allow users to locate new friends in the area (much like Bumble has done with Bumble BFF), play online games together or join user-generated groups.