#Trending: Love

The Visual Capitalist has a fascinating graphic showing how the girl (etc)-meets-boy (etc) scenario has changed over the decades.

Select image for a closer view.

“Since the launch of Tinder, hundreds of dating services have appeared on app stores worldwide. Investors are taking notice of this booming market, while analysts estimate the global online dating market could be worth $12 billion by next year.”

That’s $12 billion a year that couples didn’t used to spend, although to some extent, it also involves a switch of spending from one set of consumer items to another.  Either way, it is a significant economic shift.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: