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Online dating: A match made on your phone

Online dating: A match made on your phone

By Mara Shaprio

October 7, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

A photo from Yosemite National Park drew Cameron Rockwell to Sara Fundator. The junior in LAS met Fundator on Tinder, and nine months later, they’re still together.“As anyone who is familiar with the Tinder experience knows, I had the moment where I knew I was going to swipe right and I was hoping ...

New app Trio lets users create videos and memes

New app Trio lets users create videos and memes

By Madeline Galassi

April 6, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Videos and memes have become increasingly popular and can be seen almost everywhere on the web. A new app, Trio, allows users to create them on their own device by choosing different multimedia from across the web. Trio, which was launched on March 4 by the company Meograph, is the first of its kind ...

Dating app Fortu to launch on campus

By Drake Pena

March 31, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Coming to campus this spring, Fortu is an app designed to change the way people look at online dating, according to Jason White, founder of the app. The app uses three major pillars: initial physical attraction, an event that both parties find interesting and an available time that works for both use...