How dating apps killed love in London

On the face of it dating apps are incredibly popular

Tinder killed it and Hinge is dancing on its grave. If the classic romcoms were set here today, When Harry Met Sally would be called Sally Never Met Harry (because she swiped right past him). Likewise, Bridget Jones’s Diary would be the tragic tale of a single woman who dies and ends up half eaten by Alsatians (as Darcy’s search filters were set to ‘non-smokers only’). Meanwhile, William Thacker wouldn’t be able to afford a cup of tea in Notting Hill let alone the rent on a bookshop that movie stars wander into – and even if a starlet was standing right in front of him, asking him to love her, he’d be too busy on Bumble to make eye contact. Continue reading “How dating apps killed love in London”