How Technology Can Help Make Us More Social
Matchmaking applications are helping expand our social and business circles by pairing us with like-minded individuals
Whether for private or professional life, meeting new people, let alone the right people, can sometimes be a trying experience. This can be particularly tricky in the digital space, and though social outlets such as Facebook aim to bring us together, they can sometimes have the opposite effect. What is needed is services that understand user’s individual needs and work to consciously pair them with like-minded people.
In line with this, matchmaking applications are helping expand our social and business circles by pairing us with like-minded individuals who share common interests and needs. These services analyze our personal and work profiles, locations and existing networks to suggest new connections, getting people to meet in the real world. As Jonathan Soto, US Lead of Vingle describes: