How Tinder Is Changing The Urban Bar Scene

[Originally published by Forbes]

 

Oklahoma City, OK–The way men and women meet nowadays is totally different than before. It used to be that if a guy saw an attractive woman, he’d approach her–unaware of whether she was even single, much less interested–and then brace himself for a humiliating rejection. Now both parties just use internet apps like Tinder, Bumble, and Match.com, which streamline the vetting and meeting process. But this hasn’t kept bars–with their social lubricant of alcohol–from remaining the places where prospective couples meet. The question is how such dating shifts have altered bars’ business and social models. I wanted to find out, so recently visited one in Oklahoma City…[read the rest at Forbes]