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Grit City Think & Drink: Dating In The Digital Age: Swiping, Liking, & Selling The Selfie
December 11, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Join us for our monthly Grit City Think & Drink! Free event, food, drink, and you get to learn cool stuff for free.
DATING IN THE DIGITAL AGE: SWIPING, LIKING, & SELLING THE SELFIE with Dr. Riki Thompson, UW Tacoma
How do people find love, connection, and belonging in the digital age? Success in the online dating world starts with a catchy profile as well as messaging strategies that make others want to chat and eventually meet. In this Think and Drink, Dr. Thompson will share her current research about how people attempt to construct a desirable self through online dating profiles and what makes them swipe right and like others.
Riki Thompson is an Associate Professor at the University of Washington Tacoma where she teaches courses in argument, writing, and graduate research. Her research explores the intersection of language, technology, stories, and identity.