In their view, older generations are mostly unaware of such apps and disapprove of dating itself.
Saudi sex dating
India is a little further along the dating-as-acceptable-social-practice spectrum, but safety and verification are still significant issues.
Members of India’s number two dating app (after Tinder), called Truly Madly, must have a “Trust Score” of 30 percent or higher in order to get a match or initiate contact with another user.
Older generations (which includes those in their 30s and 40s, she says) still prefer that couples date under supervision or over the phone.
And no one wants to admit to their parents that they met online.
Two different respondents, both Muslim and married, wrote that those who use apps are not serious or honest.
Though these two had not dated, the rest of the respondents had all either nearly been caught themselves, or had heard about less fortunate instances.
Cultural acceptance towards modern-day dating and the apps that accompany it falls along a spectrum. In places like India, urbanization and increasing use of technology are catalyzing new social and romantic trends.
And in Saudi Arabia, companies like Whos Here are trying to tap into a new market that the society doesn’t seem set up for.
The internet has opened new doors for single women in highly traditional societies, allowing them to chat with strangers discreetly from their homes, away from the eyes of family members.