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What they're saying: Why it matters: The delay in achieving traditional markers of adulthood have contributed to falling fertility rates in many wealthy nations, raising concerns about the ultimate economic impact of a shrinking future generation.
Just a century ago, for most heterosexual Americans at least, "there was no such thing as an urban tribe, or living in a city and meeting people.
You can also remove a connection after you've accepted their invitation.
You just go to your list of connections, check the box next to the people you want to remove and press the "remove connections" link.
“Linked In has the lowest barrier to entry and is the least ‘risky’ social platform to connect with someone,” she says.
“If you get rejected, you can always default to, ‘Well, I just wanted to connect for professional reasons.’ This is why I think people use Linked In to ‘test the waters’— they view it as less aggressive than a Facebook or Instagram request.”If it is a certifiable trend, it's both interesting and problematic.
Tinder is adding several options to make it easier for people to describe their sexual orientation and find matches better suited to them.
Why it matters: Sexuality and gender are complicated and many people say they have experienced either frustration, discrimination or both when using dating apps.
Sometimes it feels like I can no longer trust my Linked In inbox: Like, I’ve been sent dick pics via Linked In on separate occasions. Molly Fedick, a dating app expert and editor-in-chief of Hinge’s official blog, IRL, says that though she thinks using Linked In as a dating app is totally inappropriate, she can understand why someone would do it.
As young adults continue to wait longer to settle down, they tend to move and grow distant from the communities and institutions that traditionally led to relationships — creating a void technology has helped fill, Jessica Carbino, a sociologist at Bumble told Axios.
What's next: Demographers worry about the potential economic impacts from the falling fertility rates — like delayed retirement, overburdened systems for elderly care and slowed economic growth.
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Professional achievements highlighted on a Linked In profile have very little to do with if a person is looking for a relationship or not, or how they would be in a relationship if they were looking for one.