Joy – Real World Go Live http://realworldgolive.com/ Mon, 27 Sep 2021 20:38:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://realworldgolive.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/default.png Joy – Real World Go Live http://realworldgolive.com/ 32 32 Finding love and compatibility through online dating site… is it for you? https://realworldgolive.com/streaming-to-a-teen-live-cam/ https://realworldgolive.com/streaming-to-a-teen-live-cam/#respond Wed, 12 May 2021 14:31:10 +0000 https://realworldgolive.com/?p=620 It may surprise you to know that there are 8000 online dating sites in the world, 2500 of which are in the United States. Online dating, as we know it, began in the 1990s. However, according to Wikipedia, there were multiple attempts since 1959 to connect people based on common interests and their quest to […]]]>

It may surprise you to know that there are 8000 online dating sites in the world, 2500 of which are in the United States.

Online dating, as we know it, began in the 1990s. However, according to Wikipedia, there were multiple attempts since 1959 to connect people based on common interests and their quest to find true love. Among the first established and still well-recognized online dating sites are Match.com in 1995, JDate in 1997, eHarmony in 2000, and Christian Mingle in 2001. Check here for the best dating sites.

I can speak personally and passionately about eHarmony. As a fairly new radio interviewer in 2003, I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Neil Clark Warren, co-founder of eHarmony, who is also a Clinical Psychologist, and Christian Theologian. It was an unexpectedly intriguing and interesting conversation. Here was a way for people to meet each other that was scientifically based, specifically 29 Dimensions of Compatibility. These dimensions include but are not limited to Emotional Temperament, Social Style, Cognitive Mode, and Values and Beliefs. (For more information on the 29 Dimensions of Compatibility see www.eHarmony.com).

One of the most significant things I took away from our interview was contrary to what I had always heard—”opposites attract.”

He believes that they attract, yet often attack, so couples should be more similar than dissimilar in their core beliefs and interests.

Fast forward 10 years, and I found myself on eHarmony.com after a long term marriage ended. My own “happily ever after” is that I met my match there and we married in 2015. Even now, it still seems surreal that we first connected on a dating site and actually got married! But as busy professionals, sometimes options are limited. We remain thankful to have found each other and to have found ourselves in Greenville. We both acknowledge that the 29 Dimensions of Compatibility must work. Take it from me, the reality is that there is someone out there for everyone and if you are lucky, it just may be a click away.

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10 Truths About Marketing After the Pandemic https://realworldgolive.com/10-truths-about-marketing-after-the-pandemic/ https://realworldgolive.com/10-truths-about-marketing-after-the-pandemic/#respond Wed, 12 May 2021 07:39:57 +0000 https://realworldgolive.com/?p=464 It’s safe to say that 2020 was a year like no other and that 2021 will certainly not revert back to the old normal. So, as marketers think about building brands during this year and beyond, what should we take away from the pandemic? What can we do to help companies grow faster? And how […]]]>

It’s safe to say that 2020 was a year like no other and that 2021 will certainly not revert back to the old normal. So, as marketers think about building brands during this year and beyond, what should we take away from the pandemic? What can we do to help companies grow faster? And how is marketing being redefined in the age of Covid-19?

Asking and answering these questions is critical to marketing success in the months and years ahead. Over last several months I’ve been comparing what I’ve learned from two decades working in media and marketing with what we’ve all learned during this single year of epic change. In particular, I’ve identified 10 ways in which the pandemic challenged critical truths about marketing and gave us a new set of rules moving forward.

1. Old truth: Marketing begins with knowing your customer.

New truth: Marketing begins with knowing your customer segment.

The Covid-19 crisis has reinforced what we already know: that brands must communicate in very local and precise terms, targeting specific consumers based on their circumstances and what is most relevant to them. That means truly understanding the situation on the ground, country by country, state by state, zip code by zip code. For some businesses, such as banks, restaurants, or retailers, it may even mean tailoring communications store by store.

Beyond geography, we have learned marketing messages need to be personally relevant, aligned to an individual’s situation and values, as opposed to demographics, such as age and gender. Creating a personal, human connection within any commercial message requires defining consumer segments that describe people according to multiple dimensions that influence their purchasing behavior — from their psychographics to attitudinal characteristics.

The EY Future Consumer Index, which has conducted five waves of research with 14,500 individuals in 20 countries since the start of the pandemic, has identified five different cohorts of consumers:

  1. Affordability first (32% of consumers): Living within their means and budget, focusing less on brands and more on product functionality.
  2. Health first (25%): Protecting their health and that of their family, choosing products they trust to be safe and minimizing risks in the way that they shop.
  3. Planet first (16%): Trying to minimize their impact on environment and buying brands that reflect their beliefs.
  4. Society first (15%): Working together for the greater good, buying from organizations they find to be honest and transparent.
  5. Experience first (12%): Living in the moment to make the most of life, often making them open to new products, brands, and experiences.

Utilizing customer segmentation and personas can bring deeper insights to media strategies and creative marketing approaches. Better still, these insights can be carried through to inform the full customer journey.

2. Old truth: You are competing with your competitors.

New truth: You are competing with the last best experience your customer had.

Consumer expectations were already on the rise before Covid-19. Gen Z grew up with technology seamlessly integrated into their lives. Direct-to-consumer companies (like Glossier or Parachute) were already conditioning us to expect a level of hyper-personalization since they were particularly adept with our personal data.

But when the coronavirus hit, digital transformation accelerated overnight. This, in turn, sent consumer expectations skyrocketing in terms of what companies could do for them with a more digital experience. The customer expects so much more than just a seamless digital transaction, as Carla Hassan, chief marketing officer of Citi, explained to me earlier this summer. Now that companies have their personal data, they want anticipatory, personalized experiences across the entire customer journey.

Companies should follow three strategies to ensure their experiences deliver their customers’ rising expectations:

  1. Make brand scores a key KPI for the full customer-facing organization, ideally using real-time analytics as opposed to a snapshot looking backwards from a point in time.
  2. Build the right data and technology foundation to support important use cases throughout the customer journey.
  3. Align individual and collective goals across the customer journey so any disconnects between functional silos like marketing, sales, and customer service are invisible to your end consumer.

3. Old truth: Customers hope you have what they want.

New truth: Customers expect you to have exactly what they want.

If the bar just keeps rising, we must aspire to new values around customer experiences — in both a B2C and B2B context. Consumers today expect that any experience will be frictionless, anticipatory, relevant, and connected. In other words, they are concerned only with getting what they want, when they want it. And they insist nothing gets in their way.

Creating these experiences requires companies to place data and technology at the core of their organization. This likely means building some degree of machine learning and/or artificial intelligence into the mix. Why? Because data enables us to create more relevant experiences across one or more dimensions of the four Cs:

  • Content (that can be provided in experiences like emails or mobile apps);
  • Commerce (such as physical retail, e-commerce, or a hybrid experience);
  • Community (such as convening B2B buyers at a virtual trade show or hosting a webinar on home repair for consumers); and
  • Convenience (like offering consumers coupons or benefits from a loyalty program).

Today, most of the 4Cs are delivered in “one-size-fits-all” approaches, but as consumers increasingly demand greater personalization, companies will need to use more data and intelligence to sharpen their decision-making and drive greater relevance in their customer interactions to build stronger human connections to their brands.

4. Old truth: Courting customers is just like dating.

New truth: Courting customers is just like online dating.

For a long time, marketing was largely about buying mass reach or targeted reach at the best rates in media and hoping to convert it. So, basically, it was like going to as many parties or bars as you could in the hope you would find that special someone. It was a world of spontaneity, serendipity, and frankly, a lot of face-to-face encounters.

Enter online dating and swiping through apps. Now, finding your perfect match may be less about chance and more about data and algorithms. In marketing terms, we have seen a shift from brand marketing to build reach to performance marketing to generate leads. The pandemic’s acceleration of digital channels only exacerbated that trend.

However, while performance marketing enjoys a strong and important position in the mix, leading CMOs recognize that it is a fine balance of brand and performance marketing that delivers the best results, and they must fight hard against a bias toward that which is most easily quantified.  Many are bringing their customer relationship management (CRM) team closer than ever to their media teams to see the full continuum more easily and realize efficiencies. CRM, which is powered principally by first-party data, or customer data that the company owns (with the consumer’s consent, of course), is the driving force for initiatives like coupons, personalization, or email marketing.

However, that same first-party data can help generate greater efficiency in media, particularly digital media and other addressable formats allowing companies to target on a one-to-one basis. With third-party data declining in value as key browsers usher in rule changes by January 2022, marketers are getting way better at engineering the online “dates” that they want to go on, learning the new ways they need to harness the power of their own data, and developing new strategies to partner with publishers. Even as the targeting (or dating) strategies shift with the new rules of the game, it will be important for companies to leave space for both brand and performance marketing given that bottom funnel strategies drive top funnel goals and vice versa. Simply put: They work better together.

5. Old truth: Customers must sit at the heart of your marketing strategy.

New truth: Customers must sit at the heart of your customer journey. 

The concept of customer-centricity is not news. However, the functional silos that interact with customers are often disconnected because of politics, org charts, technologies, or geography. The question is: How can we conceal these internal disconnects from the customer, who assumes that the whole company knows them holistically? We have all called customer service and spoken to a call center rep or chatbot that was not operating with the same information as a retail location — and vice versa.

We must remember that marketing is often just the beginning of a relationship with the customer. For example, in a B2C context, we go through a journey of engaging them, converting them to a sale directly or indirectly, and then hopefully retaining them so they become advocates and potentially open to upsells and cross-sells. Marketing must be viewed in the context of the full end-to-end journey and, where possible, work to connect the dots.

It is not realistic to believe that the operating model for all customer-facing functions can or should report to the same place. The notion that reorganization solves all is a common misconception. It is far more important to look thoughtfully at the operating model and consider the processes, technologies, talent, data models, and KPIs to find the right ways to align objectively around the customers’ needs — then drive change accordingly.

6. Old truth: Relationships matter.

New truth: Relationships are everything.

It goes without saying that it is vital to build relationships with customers founded on trust. Advertising, for example, makes a brand promise, and it then falls to the product, service, and customer experience to deliver on that promise.

But Covid-19 has placed a new emphasis on relationships, particularly in B2B sales. Faced with a virtual sales environment, teams with existing relationships have been able to maintain revenue momentum, capitalizing on the strength of their prior bonds. In contrast, prospecting for new customers has required an evolved set of skills focused on selling solutions, not products.

In both cases, trust and integrity are fundamental to driving market momentum. For sales and marketing leaders in B2B organizations, this has necessitated a serious recasting of talent to identify people best suited to driving relationships in this new world of online interactions — a world that relies less on charm (and even an expense account) and more on insights and solutions. Trust will be built by and rewarded to those that listen to customer needs and then craft solutions to meet those needs.

In a B2C context, trust also plays a tremendous role. It is foundational to the value exchange between a company and a consumer. As companies rely increasingly on personal data that they obtain with consent from consumers, they must not only comply with the regulations on consumer privacy and ensure that data is secure, but they also have the opportunity to consider building even more loyalty and differentiation by designing more transparent interfaces for privacy controls. Consumers can make better choices if they know what they are agreeing to share with companies, and the clarity will foster deeper trust.

7. Old truth: Agility is a technology process.

New truth: Agility is a modern marketing approach.

We have heard for years that technological development benefits from agile cycles instead of sequential or linear “waterfall” approaches. Covid-19 created an irreversible trend for marketing to embrace a similarly nimble mentality. As the crisis has unfolded, a company could quickly find its message was wrong or its supply chain not in a position to deliver, immediately creating an advertising and/or public relations crisis. Imagine a commercial showing people clustered together not demonstrating social distancing, for example. Suddenly, long-lead time creative processes and annual budget cycles felt anachronistic while all the traditional approval dynamics became constraining.

The fortunate outcome of the crisis was to create a mindset of marketing agility that is likely to be permanent. This includes continuous consumer listening and demand sensing, not only for the benefit of marketing but for the full company to capture the zeitgeist of consumer sentiment. Meanwhile, operationally, it also means faster decision cycles and more flexibility across key areas like creative, budgeting, and media.

8. Old truth: Your brand should stand behind great products.

New truth: Your brand should stand behind great values.

The pandemic truly challenged brand loyalty. The EY Future Consumer Index found that up to 61% of consumers, depending on the category, became willing to consider a white label product, let alone switch name brands. That dynamic coupled with growing consumer awareness and activism precipitated during the social unrest of 2020 should make brands very focused on the values they express.

In fact, key themes from EY research show that while quality, convenience, and price still very much matter to consumer choice, factors like sustainability, trust, ethical sourcing, and social responsibility are increasingly important to how consumers select their products and services. Marketing has an opportunity to educate the broader C-suite (and even the board) on the importance of brand values when it comes to differentiating in a post-pandemic marketplace where brand preferences have been upended.

9. Old truth: You need the right tech stack to drive modern marketing success.

New truth: You need the right balance of factors (including your tech stack) to drive modern marketing success.

As an abundance of advertising and marketing technologies proliferate, it has been easy to focus on the proverbial “tech stack” as an end-all game changer for marketing. However, having a Ferrari that you can only drive 40 miles per hour is not much use.

For your technology architecture to drive results, it must therefore be matched with sufficient scale in data to fuel its success, the right use cases to drive results, and the right approach to human enablement. This latter requirement is perhaps the most important. Human enablement involves understanding how data and technologies will be used across the organization, making sure that people have the right skills to employ it effectively and that the right measurement approach is in place to motivate innovation and success. Without technology, data, human enablement and use cases in fine balance, the desired return on investment for marketing technology will not be realized.

10. Old truth: Marketing is important for growth.

New truth: Marketing is at the center of the growth agenda for the full C-suite.

Unquestionably, there was a time when marketing was a cost center within companies for which the principal accountability was to maximize return on investment. In tough periods when topline results were compromised, it was often one of the first areas to get cut.

However, during the pandemic, marketing has been elevated within the C-suite as a driver of digital transformation, a key leader of the customer journey, and the voice of the consumer — all of which are of paramount importance to other functional leaders. Without understanding the zeitgeist of the marketplace, in good times and bad, the C-suite cannot adjust to the threats and opportunities at hand and successfully navigate the future.

Covid-19 has created a leadership culture of immediate collaboration focused on the urgent need for resilience. Marketing now has the opportunity to seize an ongoing central role in that dialogue, thereby driving the organization’s broader growth and innovation agenda.

Art and science

As marketers, we are charged with a continued blend of art and science. We must achieve the perfect balance of humans and automation to unlock a future of better analytics and deployment of AI at scale. We must use data as the fuel yet respect the craft of storytelling to drive meaningful human connections. We must tread a fine line between brand marketing and performance marketing, recognizing that we currently have a bias toward what we can readily quantify. And we must understand what should be centralized and what should be bespoke, identifying where consistency helps and where it hinders.

These new marketing truths embody this blend, highlighting the confluence of strategies, operations, and technologies required to drive growth in a post-Covid-19 world. Embracing them represents the path to pandemic recovery and long-term success. For companies and marketers accustomed to the ways of the past, a period of adjustment is ahead. Yet even at this time of flux, we can find familiarity and confident footing in the simplest and most critical truth of all: We must prioritize the perspective of the customer now, next, and beyond above everything.

The views reflected in this article are the views of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the global EY organization or its member firms.

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Research indicates gender disparity in academia https://realworldgolive.com/research-indicates-gender-disparity-in-academia/ https://realworldgolive.com/research-indicates-gender-disparity-in-academia/#respond Thu, 11 Mar 2021 03:14:29 +0000 https://realworldgolive.com/research-indicates-gender-disparity-in-academia/ image: UNC Charlotte assistant professor of sociology seen Following Credit: UNC Charlotte CHARLOTTE, NC – February 3, 2021 – New research on gender inequality indicates that fewer leadership perspectives in the workplace apply even to women who show the most promise early in their college careers . Jill Yavorsky, Assistant Professor of Sociology at UNC […]]]>

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CHARLOTTE, NC – February 3, 2021 – New research on gender inequality indicates that fewer leadership perspectives in the workplace apply even to women who show the most promise early in their college careers .

Jill Yavorsky, Assistant Professor of Sociology at UNC Charlotte, co-led the study “The Underutilization of Women’s Talent: Academic Achievements and Future Leadership Positions” with Yue Qian, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University. of British Columbia. .

In their article, published in a leading social science journal, Social forces, Social scientists have found that men supervise more people in the workplace than women, regardless of their high school grade point average (GPA). This leadership deficit observed in the early and mid-career of individuals was particularly pronounced for those who became parents.

For those with a 4.0 GPA in high school, fathers manage more than four times the number of supervisees than mothers (19 for men versus four for women).

Additionally, having a higher GPA is strongly associated with managing more people later in their careers, but this is largely only true for fathers. As the high school GPA increases from 0.0 to 4.0, the average number of supervised increases from 4 to 19 for fathers, but barely changes for mothers (from 3 to 4).

What is perhaps even more striking is that fathers with very low academic performance (1.0 GPA), on average, have similar leadership prospects to women who graduated high school with 4. , 0 MPC.

“Our research clearly illustrates the barriers that exist for women, especially mothers, in the workplace,” Yavorsky said. “At the same time, given that even men with low scores get higher leadership roles than women, this study perhaps highlights the lack of barriers men face in achieving higher grades. leadership opportunities. “

The researchers also examined why this large disparity has arisen between mothers and fathers. They found that part of the leadership gap by surrogacy is due to the fact that high-performing fathers benefit significantly from a college degree or higher, unlike comparable mothers. Indeed, the leadership opportunities of mothers who have a college degree or above are similar to those of mothers who do not have a college degree.

The authors explain in their article that men may benefit more from a college degree than women because men choose or are referred to majors that may offer more leadership opportunities, such as finance or STEM.

Yavorsky also notes: “Based on other research, we know that even when men and women are in the same field, including female-dominated jobs, men still tend to have higher leadership prospects. than women. This suggests that the disparity is not just due to the fact that men and women choose different career paths. On the contrary, men benefit from their leadership opportunities, whatever path they choose. “

In addition, the study found that among the top performers, men had higher leadership prospects than women because they tended to work more hours in their jobs and had accumulated more work experience. than women, especially after becoming parents.

Yavorsky explained that mothers are more likely to take a disproportionate share of household chores than men, take parental leave and disrupt their careers to care for children or other family members. As a result, men are often able to devote more time to their employers and gain critical work experience that can improve their chances for managerial promotions.

It is important to note that even after these explanations, leadership disparities remain between high performing mothers and fathers, suggesting that prejudice and discrimination are also at play.

This study focused on a sample of about 5,000 people born between 1957 and 1964. Researchers had access to data from the transcripts of these people and their responses to the number of people they managed on a scale. decade, from 1988 to 1998. According to Yavorsky, the survey used is the most recent survey that includes GPA transcription data, tracks early to mid-career teens, and captures the number of people they lead in. their work.

“These general trends are likely to apply to younger cohorts, as recent research indicates that progress on many key measures for gender equality in the workplace has stalled or slowed since the mid-1990s.” , Yavorsky explained. “In addition, contemporary research in the field indicates that the COVID-19 pandemic is more negatively affecting the employment and productivity of women than of men, in large part because mothers bear more of the responsibilities associated with shutting down businesses. schools and daycares. This pattern could further worsen gender disparities in work experience and therefore future opportunities for advancement in the workplace. “

Yavorsky noted two key government policy changes that could result in greater use of women’s talent: 1.) subsidized child care to make it more affordable and reliable for all families, and; 2.) Paid maternity and paternity leaves which encourage fathers to contribute more equitably to household expenses from the start of parenthood. She also said organizations need to review and better standardize promotional practices to eliminate prejudice and discrimination, and that they should create more avenues to management from female-dominated jobs.

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A nationally recognized researcher on workplace inequalities and household divisions of labor, Yavorsky holds a PhD. in Sociology from Ohio State University. Her work has been published in many leading academic journals, earning her interview by a number of media outlets including the New York Times, TIME, Forbes, Washington Post, Newsweek, Slate and the Chicago Tribune.

About UNC Charlotte

UNC Charlotte is the North Carolina Urban Research University. With an enrollment of over 30,000 students, the University leverages its location in the state’s largest city to offer internationally competitive research and creative activity programs, exemplary premier programs. cycle, graduate and professional cycles, as well as a targeted set of community engagement initiatives.


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RIT Deploys New Slack Enterprise Grid as Collaboration Tool for Academic and Business Needs https://realworldgolive.com/rit-deploys-new-slack-enterprise-grid-as-collaboration-tool-for-academic-and-business-needs/ https://realworldgolive.com/rit-deploys-new-slack-enterprise-grid-as-collaboration-tool-for-academic-and-business-needs/#respond Thu, 11 Mar 2021 03:14:29 +0000 https://realworldgolive.com/rit-deploys-new-slack-enterprise-grid-as-collaboration-tool-for-academic-and-business-needs/ RIT offers an expanded version of Slack, the popular interactive software, with features to improve lessons and project collaborations. Slack Enterprise Grid, the full version, offers messaging upgrades across multiple interconnected workspaces, customization options, and a variety of channels to organize multiple course sections and organizational information. Features include: Single sign-on for all enterprise-level workspaces […]]]>

RIT offers an expanded version of Slack, the popular interactive software, with features to improve lessons and project collaborations. Slack Enterprise Grid, the full version, offers messaging upgrades across multiple interconnected workspaces, customization options, and a variety of channels to organize multiple course sections and organizational information.

Features include:

  • Single sign-on for all enterprise-level workspaces
  • Direct messages displayed in workspaces
  • Ability to organize channels, direct messages and apps in custom sections
  • Have the same channel available on multiple workspaces
  • Unlimited message retention

Slack Enterprise Grid provides more options for managing information and cross-collaborative project teams, said Bill Stackpole, professor of IT security at RIT’s Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences.

“The corporate grid provides students, faculty and staff with a powerful communication platform and the ability to send direct messages to anyone, from anywhere, all using a single connection and by eliminating the need to sift through spam and other nonspecific tasks. traffic, ”said Stackpole, who added that faculty and staff use Slack to facilitate lessons, organize meetings with students, conduct committee work and segment communications.

Slack Enterprise Grid is one of RIT’s newest collaborative tools that not only addresses the need for more online connections due to the pandemic, but ensures reliable and efficient academic and professional communications. It complements the academic classroom management system, myCourses, used primarily to organize and plan the delivery and assessment of classroom work. Slack provides near real-time communications across multiple platforms.

” Advantages ? For me, this is a direct communication path between myself and my students, peer faculty, STI and other organizations on campus, ”Stackpole said. “The overall direct messaging capability is excellent and I don’t have to deal with spam, supplier emails, etc. Unsolicited communications from outside the university do not interfere with internal communications. “

Stackpole was part of an RIT Academic Senate working group that evaluated a number of tools over the summer and recommended adoption of Slack Enterprise Grid. The working group was chaired by Professor Elizabeth Lawley and included several faculty members, RIT IT Director Jeanne Casares, and staff from the Innovative Learning Institute. Stackpole is also a member of the College Course Advancement team, which includes faculty representatives from all of RIT’s colleges, and has provided training and mentorship on a range of teaching technologies.

This spring, access will be extended to a greater portion of the campus community to expand course workspaces and workspace options for colleges, divisions, departments and research groups. .

You can find more information about Slack Enterprise Grid on the ITS website.

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The reality of love life and marriages for black men is very different from what is usually shown on television – I have spent years talking to them. https://realworldgolive.com/the-reality-of-love-life-and-marriages-for-black-men-is-very-different-from-what-is-usually-shown-on-television-i-have-spent-years-talking-to-them/ https://realworldgolive.com/the-reality-of-love-life-and-marriages-for-black-men-is-very-different-from-what-is-usually-shown-on-television-i-have-spent-years-talking-to-them/#respond Thu, 11 Mar 2021 03:14:29 +0000 https://realworldgolive.com/the-reality-of-love-life-and-marriages-for-black-men-is-very-different-from-what-is-usually-shown-on-television-i-have-spent-years-talking-to-them/ Finding and keeping a good black man in a relationship has become a cottage industry. From celebrities and reality TV stars to social media influencers, for better or worse, there is no shortage of relationship advice for people looking to understand black men. And while much of this content is meant to be for entertainment […]]]>

Finding and keeping a good black man in a relationship has become a cottage industry. From celebrities and reality TV stars to social media influencers, for better or worse, there is no shortage of relationship advice for people looking to understand black men.

And while much of this content is meant to be for entertainment purposes only, some is touted and received as legitimate and data-driven.

This is a problem because too many people cannot distinguish what they are seeing on screen from reality. Media portrayals are often hyperbolic and sensationalist to gain public attention. Equally disturbing is that the majority of academic research in this area also perpetuates many of the same negative patterns that are common in popular culture.

As a graduate student and college professor, I have spent nearly two decades reviewing these studies of black men and families. The general consensus on their part falls into one of two categories: first, that many black men are not viable spouses because their financial difficulties will not allow them to support a wife and children. .

Other studies find that many poor black men reject monogamous romantic relationships in favor of hypersexual masculinity to overcompensate their inability to fulfill the traditional breadwinner role. These men, the studies conclude, treat women as conquests rather than partners.

In historical and more recent research, studies of black men have disproportionately examined the lives of low-income men and the difficulties they face in maintaining stable relationships in the face of economic disadvantage.

I have found that the almost exclusive focus on low-income black men in family-related research skews the perceptions of these men. It also limits the public’s knowledge of them and the meaning they attach to their romantic relationships. And this perception can be used to perpetuate negative stereotypes that present them as dangerous and predatory.

In the author’s interviews, many men give credit to their partners for making them better husbands, fathers and men.
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In response to this limited perspective, I have spent the past four years conducting a study of a more diverse group of black men to learn more about their views on marriage.

Men’s stories reveal important discoveries that are generally not explored in research on black men. They spoke of their desire for intimacy and companionship in their relationships.

My findings, many of which run counter to the popular image our society has of black men, have just been published in a book called “Black Love Matters: Authentic Men’s Voices on Marriage and Romantic Relationships.”

My study followed 33 black men from Louisville, Kentucky, chronicling their personal circumstances, as well as their attitudes, experiences and behaviors within their marriages and romantic relationships. Study data was collected from over 150 hours of interviews with the men.

The men I interviewed were between 18 and 72 years old. They represented a variety of relationship statuses, with men reporting being single, in a relationship, married, divorced, and remarried. Men were also diverse in their level of education. Some had graduate degrees and professional degrees, while others had high school degrees and GEDs. Men also varied in their economic status, with annual incomes ranging from US $ 0 to US $ 175,000.

By sharing their experiences, the men provided an in-depth look at their love life. Their discussions focused on many important factors that have shaped their past and current relationships.

They reflected on how they met their partners and what characteristics set them apart from previous partners. The men described their ideal partner and shared what marriage means to them.

Discussing what attracted him to his wife, one man said, “She wasn’t phony. She was comfortable being herself, she wasn’t trying to impress anyone. So it made me learn to be comfortable being myself.

“The most important decision”

In interviews, many men give credit to their partners for making them better husbands, fathers and men. According to one participant: “I always tell her that I couldn’t have become who I am without her. To meet the right person, to be with the right person is probably the most important decision I have made in my life.

Men even recognize how their relationships serve to combat the negative perception that often surrounds black men.

“The media present us as fickle and violent, who should not be trusted. I think when you see a man with a woman treating her well, a man with his kids treating them the way they should be treated, it dispels a lot of what people see in the media. Just seeing positive men doing what men should be doing is a good thing, ”said one man.

Most often, men would talk about the unique characteristics that set their partner apart from others they had dated.

Explaining what attracted him to his wife, one man said: “I think about how she was able to explain to me who she was and how she shared some of my values ​​when it comes to children and relationships. . It’s just how she behaves. Her presence made me want to be with her and I have never had another woman who made me feel that way.

However, many of these men said they were struggling with past traumas that called their relationships into question. One detective alluded to the psychological stress he faced as a black man having to watch his community in a time of mistrust and turmoil, only to return home and be emotionally available to his wife.

In one of his interviews, he said, “I try not to let stress bother me, but it’s always one of those things. It’s just. Sometimes I’m really withdrawn because I’m thinking about things at work or still working. When that happens, I have to put myself in check.

Another man struggled with the realization that many of his former girlfriends bore a striking resemblance to a babysitter who abused him as a child.

A crowd of black students who graduated from Howard University in 2016.
The almost total attention given to low-income black men by academia and popular culture creates an unrealistic image of them. Here, at the start of Howard University in 2016, students heard from then-President Barack Obama.
AP Photo / José Luis Magana

Haunted by failures

When discussing their fears and insecurities, many men recognize that they are wary of their emotions as a result of some of their early experiences.

Even when they were able to move past the first negative experiences, many men said they felt haunted by the failed relationships of their friends and family.

In these cases, the men feared that their relationships would not last. As one participant put it, “I don’t know if a lot of people of color saw the wedding modeled very well.

Yet time and again in the interviews, men spoke about how they would strive to maintain relationships in the face of a myriad of internal and external challenges, including racism and negative early relationship experiences.

Given the lack of research on black men presenting first-hand accounts of them, “Black Love Matters” represents a departure from previous work which appears to be concerned with involving black men in discussions of what afflicts their families and communities.

By raising men’s voices, “Black Love Matters” distracts from talking about black men and instead talks to them about how they love and want to be loved.

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Voices of the Elders: Courage, Determination and the Passion of a Mother | MSU Today https://realworldgolive.com/voices-of-the-elders-courage-determination-and-the-passion-of-a-mother-msu-today/ https://realworldgolive.com/voices-of-the-elders-courage-determination-and-the-passion-of-a-mother-msu-today/#respond Thu, 11 Mar 2021 03:14:29 +0000 https://realworldgolive.com/voices-of-the-elders-courage-determination-and-the-passion-of-a-mother-msu-today/ Mark Evans Ondari is currently a Principal Investigator in the Manufacturing Science and Technology Division of Corteva Agriscience (formerly Dow AgroSciences and DuPont Crop Protection) in Midland, Michigan. He got his doctorate. in organic chemistry from MSU in 2010 and a BS in chemistry from the University of Nairobi, Kenya in 2003. In his spare […]]]>

Mark Evans Ondari is currently a Principal Investigator in the Manufacturing Science and Technology Division of Corteva Agriscience (formerly Dow AgroSciences and DuPont Crop Protection) in Midland, Michigan. He got his doctorate. in organic chemistry from MSU in 2010 and a BS in chemistry from the University of Nairobi, Kenya in 2003. In his spare time, Ondari is passionate about space-time and writing as a hobby.

Long after my doctorate. defense on December 6, 2010, I sat down at my desk at 209 of the chemistry building and cried – a prolonged cry that was spontaneous and melancholy in its effect. The lingering acidity of the abject poverty I had grown up in seemed temporarily diluted and less corrosive. Even the invisible burdens of being a first generation student and the first student of an assistant research professor seemed much lighter that day. In the end, the tears seemed like an appropriate and therapeutic closure to a college journey that had ended as implausibly as it had begun.

Born and raised by an illiterate single mother of eight in a remote village in Kenya, there was nothing in my mundane childhood that would have prepared me for a doctorate. Poverty was not only endemic, excruciating and humiliating, its impact on education was explicit, demanding and vicious. Where I grew up, no one had a college degree, let alone dreamed of anything greater or better than mere existence.

In the 10 years since my defense, I am still in awe of how a bookless child who used a smoky kerosene lamp for over 20 years and never wore shoes or brushed them. teeth until the age of 15, was able to overcome his “academic dwarfism”, obtain a Ph.D. and compete with the best and the brightest.

There is, however, no mystery in this. My mother, who has since died, is as much the cornerstone of this success as she was the architect. Despite – or perhaps because of – her illiteracy, she was singularly determined to ensure that her children received the education she lacked. The pain of seeing his battered but resolved body walking barefoot for hours every day from distant markets to odd jobs and back again for years just to provide basic food and supplies, fueled an insatiable thirst in me that not even a doctorate. could turn off.

Thinking back to those five years of graduate school and the last 10 as an industrial scientist, my opinion is that, despite our graduate degrees or academic pedigree, we are universally average when it comes to innate abilities.

Time, privilege, and a good dose of good old luck give those with courage the tolerance they need to stand in line as long as possible to win Nobel Prizes and do other great things, even if the rest of us dark in the dark.

With enough time, you can teach almost anything to anyone, but you can’t necessarily teach them to be passionate about it. In the averages game, passion, like my mom’s, can and often does make all the difference in how we define success.

To learn more about Mark Ondari, follow him on Twitter @markondari

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Constantin Frantzen – Men’s Tennis https://realworldgolive.com/constantin-frantzen-mens-tennis/ https://realworldgolive.com/constantin-frantzen-mens-tennis/#respond Thu, 11 Mar 2021 03:14:29 +0000 https://realworldgolive.com/constantin-frantzen-mens-tennis/ • 2021 ITA All-American (double) • 2021 All-Big 12 First Team (doubles) • 2021 Academic All-Big 12 First Team • ITA 2021 scholarship athlete • ITA 2020 athlete-scholarship holder • 2018 Big 12 Tournament All-Star Team (doubles)• 2019 Academic All-Big 12 (first team) • 2018 Academic All-Big 12 (first team) • 2017 All-Big 12 Academic […]]]>
• 2021 ITA All-American (double)
• 2021 All-Big 12 First Team (doubles)
• 2021 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
• ITA 2021 scholarship athlete
• ITA 2020 athlete-scholarship holder
• 2018 Big 12 Tournament All-Star Team (doubles)
• 2019 Academic All-Big 12 (first team)

• 2018 Academic All-Big 12 (first team)
• 2017 All-Big 12 Academic Rookie Team
• Four times the selection of the honor roll of Commissioner Big 12

2020-21 (Senior graduate):

Doubles specialist who went 9-0 in singles and scored 23-11 in doubles… 2021 Big 12 regular season champion, Big 12 tournament champion and member of the 2021 NCAA finalist Baylor team… Helped the Bears win their first overall No. 1 since 2005… Broken the school record for most career doubles wins in career with 112… Named ITA All-American in doubles after being seeded in the Championship NCAA Doubles… Reached the NCAA Doubles Championship semi-finals alongside Sven Lah… Selected First Team All-Big 12 in Doubles with partner Sven Lah… Ranked up to No.5 in doubles and # 66 in singles… Made 9-5 against nationally ranked opponents in doubles… Went 15-9 to # 1 in doubles, 2-1 to # 2 in doubles and 3-0 to # 3 doubles position… Tallied wins at six singles positions, including 1-0 in # 1 singles, record 1-0 in # 2 singles, 3-0 in singles n ° 3, score of 1-0 at singles n ° 4, record of 1-0 at singles n ° 5 and count of 2-0 in place of singles n ° 6… Paired with six different Bears in doubles, but has spent most of the time alongside Sven Lah, with a 16-10 record… Went 3-0 alongside Spencer Furman… Won both games playing with younger brother, Christopher… Went 1-0 with Matias Soto… Went 1- 0 with Nick Stachowiak… Dropped out only when paired with Finn Bass… Won 100e career doubles victory on March 20… Tied with Benjamin Becker’s school record for career doubles wins on April 10… Subsequently, broke the record with his 105e career doubles victory on April 13… Selection of the first All-Big 12 academic team… ITA scholarship athlete.

2019-20 (Senior):
Compiled records of 15-7 in singles and 24-5 in doubles… Was 9-1 in singles and 13-1 in doubles season… Ranked 9th in doubles and 82nd in singles, both career best… Competed in lower half of singles roster, 4-0 in 4th place, 2-0 in 5th place and 3-1 in 6th place… Finished 3-2 against opponents classified at the national level… Beat the n °. 100 Siddhant Banthia of Wake Forest in straight sets in a 5-2 home win over the Demon Deacons, sixth… Won the tag team victory in Illinois with a three-set victory over Zeke Clark in fourth place… End of the season with a five-game streak victory… In partnership with Sven Lah in first place in the doubles throughout the spring season, compiling a 13-1 record and a 4-1 score against ranked opponents… Started with a 13-0 record, falling in the last game over in Illinois… Posted season – opening win over 50th Blake Bayldon and Simon Arca Costas… Recorded a 6-0 shutout against 57th Sam Feit and Matthew Hollingworth of Gonzaga on ITA Kickoff Weekend… the season with a 6-2 win over Jackie Tang and Jack Lin of Columbia at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships… At 6-6 in Singles and 11-4 in doubles during the fall season… His 11 victories were t been a better team… Was 2-2 against opponents classified in singles and 2-2 in doubles… Finished in 95th place in the final standings of the fall in singles… Won the highest ranked victory of his career with a 6-2, 6-4 loss to second-seeded Christian Sigsgaard of Texas in the ITA Texas Regionals Round of 16… Also defeated 125th George Harwall of Vanderbilt at ITA All-American Championships… Paired with three different doubles teammates… Made 5-2 with Sven Lah and 4-1 with Matias Soto… Went 1-1 with his brother Christopher… Advance with Soto to the ITA All-American qualifying table and second round of the main draw… Defeated 44e-classified Bar Botzer and Melios Efstanthiou of Wake Forest in the second qualifying round …e-classed Yuya Ito and Christian Sigsgaard of Texas… Ended fall game with two wins at ITA Fall Nationals, edging out Daniel Moreno and Joey Thomas of LSU in straight sets… Won draw recognition Fall Big 12 Commissioner Honor… Baylor Dean’s Fall List Recipient… SACE Academic Champion… ITA Athlete Fellow Recipient.

2018-19 (Junior):
Compiled records of 20-3 in doubles and 10-6 in singles in season three with the Bears… Gone primarily to No. 3 in doubles and No. 5 and 6 in singles… Made 10- 2 with teammate Johannes Schretter in doubles and a perfect 4-0 in conference action… Spring season opens with 14 straight doubles wins with only four unfinished games… A 2-1 in NCAA playoffs with Schretter… A helped BU win the Big 12 Championship with a 6-2 victory over Chih Chi Huang and Yuya Ito of Texas in the final… Goed 7-1 in spring singles action, including seven consecutive wins… Won first Career ITA singles ranking, playing in four games at No. 105… Went 4-0 as a ranked player… During the fall season, went 3-5 overall in singles and 3- 1 in doubles… Won gold at the Longhorn Invitational in doubles with teammate Matias Soto after a 2- record 0 against opponents… -7 (5) victory over Sebastian Langdon of Abilene Christian and Nike Moceanu in the ro und of 32… Opening of the season with two consecutive victories at the ITA All-American championships, beating Tanner Smith of USC in straight sets to qualify for the final pre-qualifying round… Won the All-Big 12 First Team Academic Second Team.

2017-18 (second year):
Won the first Big 12 All-Tournament doubles honors with teammate Will Little after the duo went 2-1 and helped BU earn doubles points against Oklahoma State No.17 and the # 15 Texas… Posted second-most team wins in singles with an overall record of 22-9… Was 14-3 in doubles and 1-1 in Big 12 action… Started season spring on a nine-game winning streak in singles, Jan. 20 through March 16… Had two unfinished games in that span… Won a 4-3 road win at UCF with a 6-3 win , 6-7 (9), 6-3 over Eero Vasa in sixth place… Got a 6-2, 6- 4 wins over Max Stewart to open conference play in 16th Oklahoma… Went 2-0 at Big 12 Championship with wins in singles against Leftherios Theodorou, 17th Oklahoma State, and Eduardo Roldan, 7th TCU, in 6th place… Claimed a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Willia m Kirkman as the Bears shutout No.36 Arizona State in the NCAA first round at College Station… Led the team to doubles wins with a 28-8 record… Made 20-4 in the spring season and 2-0 against ranked opponents… The season started with 16 consecutive victories from January 20 to April 6… The first loss was on April 8 at No. 14 in Oklahoma State… Has played at least one match with each doubles teammate, but played most matches with Akos Kotorman (11-4)… Won the best doubles victory with a 6-3 win with Kotorman over 23rd overall Jack Lin, and William Matheson of Columbia, No. 11… Won a 6-2 victory over Ferran, 62nd. Calvo and Adrian Oetzbach from Oklahoma to Norman to start the Big 12 action… Helped BU win the double for Texas Tech No.30 with a 6-2 win on court two… Posted a 7-4 record in the fall game… Was on a five-game winning streak Oct. 14-21, ending his streak when he faced No.22 Harrison Scott of Texas in the round of 16 at the ITA Texas Regionals… A posted a 7-3 doubles record… Played 3-1 with Akos Kotorman, 2-1 with Roy Smith and 2-1 with Bjoern Peterson… Won a place in the All-Big 12 Academic First Team. Nominated to drop Big 12 Commiss Ioner’s Roll of Honor.

2016-17 (first year student):
Posted a 23-16 singles record in his first season… At 13-10 in doubles… Defeated Valentin Vacherot, 7-6 (1), 3-6, 6-3 as Baylor beat No. 15 Texas A&M in January 28… Defeated Pierre Luquet, 4-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4) on March 6 as Byalor defeated No. 40 South Florida… Beaten Felix Rauch in a close game, 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) to help Baylor defeat No.28 Memphis on March 26… Finished 17-16 in doubles, playing mostly with Max Tchoutakian and posting a 7 record -8… Helped Baylor defeat No. 13 California by beating Bjorn Hoffmann and JT Nishimura’s team, 6-2, on March 18… Won a 6-1 victory over Adrian Oetzbach and Arnaud Restifo to help Baylor to beat 16th Oklahoma on April 7… At 9-4 in singles in fall to open college career… Won consolation singles and doubles titles at Texas ITA Regional Championships… Started season with a score of 2-0 against collegiate opponents at Napa Valley Tennis Classic … Season closed with a 3-1 record at the Jack Kramer Invitational, losing to teammate Max Tcho utakian in the semi-final … Finished 5-5 in doubles with his partners Bendeck (2-2) and Max Tchoutakian (3-3)… Won the Big 12 Commissioners Honor Roll both semesters… Named to the All-Big 12 Rookie Academic Team.

Preparation / Juniors:
Ranked # 6 in Germany for under 18s … Ranked up to 1156 on the ATP Tour … German High School Team Champion … Ended 2015 with an ATP ranking of 1198 doubles … Won the ITF Futures doubles title at the 2015 NRW Junior Open … Reached the 2015 ITF Veska doubles final … Reached the National Championships singles quarter-finals juniors from Germany in 2015 … Overall record of 30-17 in the junior doubles competition.

Staff:
His name is also Coni … The parents are Hubertas and Gabriele Frantzen … Has two brothers, Maximilian and Christopher … Brother Christopher is a freshman in the Baylor men’s tennis team … He specializes in marketing.

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We believe that there is a better way to evaluate the research of African academics: here is how https://realworldgolive.com/we-believe-that-there-is-a-better-way-to-evaluate-the-research-of-african-academics-here-is-how/ https://realworldgolive.com/we-believe-that-there-is-a-better-way-to-evaluate-the-research-of-african-academics-here-is-how/#respond Thu, 11 Mar 2021 03:14:29 +0000 https://realworldgolive.com/we-believe-that-there-is-a-better-way-to-evaluate-the-research-of-african-academics-here-is-how/ Over the past two decades, much has been done in academic circles on the global rankings of educational institutions. Organizations such as Times Higher Education and Webometrics regularly rank universities based on a set of criteria. These include the internationalization of faculty and students, cited research publications, and awards won by academics. This ranking phenomenon […]]]>

Over the past two decades, much has been done in academic circles on the global rankings of educational institutions. Organizations such as Times Higher Education and Webometrics regularly rank universities based on a set of criteria. These include the internationalization of faculty and students, cited research publications, and awards won by academics.

This ranking phenomenon has increased the pressure on academics and researchers in Africa to present their research results in publishing bodies that are perceived to be highly rated.

Career progression – for example, access to scholarships, appointments and promotions – is now linked to individual ranking. Student enrollment and government and other agency funding for institutions are also influenced by the ranking of institutions.

Since the Western world is usually the first to define the criteria, academic prestige comes from conforming to Western standards in the execution and reporting of research projects. But some African researchers are now asking questions about the fairness, transparency and reliability of these scholarly evaluation and ranking processes. They are also concerned about the effect of Western expectations on African societies and their needs.

What matters most in scholarly evaluation is itself a matter of inquiry. Hence the need to recognize and adapt to the inherent limitations of funding, access, collaboration, standardization and other constraints faced by developing countries.

The desire of academics and institutions in Africa to adapt to the model imposed by the West despite the lack of local infrastructure to support research can be counterproductive in the quest for sustainable development in Africa.

I belong to a group of African researchers in Nigeria who are concerned about this situation. We looked at the status quo and conducted a survey to get the views of researchers and education administrators in developing countries.

The survey results indicate that the majority of African academics are concerned about the status quo. They would support an evolution of editorial practices and the evaluation of researchers. Such a change should be supported by institutional administrators and policy makers.

Consequences

Western indexing houses track how often research is cited and publish metrics from most publishers. For this reason, many African researchers believe that they should do research that would be acceptable for publication in such media.

This can have negative consequences. For example, there is the issue of access and copyright. A study in Africa could be of national significance. But its publication may not be readily available to contemporaries of the researcher or to the government since the copyright may belong to a Western commercial publishing house.

This hinders the development of rigorous science and limits the exploration and expansion of indigenous knowledge for regional advancement.

There are other consequences of focusing on meeting Western demands for academic research. This undermines Africa’s potential to use the continent’s resources to meet its own challenges. And encourages the “brain drain” – when experts leave Africa for the developed world.

Those who make the rules control the market. This is also true in publishing and academia. The organizations that oversee acceptable publication points, universal patents, Internet domain name registration, and hosting servers are all located in the West. It would not be surprising if this had an influence on the access and classification of all for the benefit of Western systems and institutions.

Moreover, westernization has been widely confused with internationalization or misinterpreted for civilization. The negative impact of this situation on Africa is well documented.

What should be done

Our survey offers suggestions to governments and universities.

African governments should monitor and limit programs that promote collaboration and intercontinental publications to the detriment of intra-African and national publications.

Second, foreign governments and granting agencies should not dictate what and how to research. Each nation must set its development priorities and align scientific research with them.

Third, universities, granting agencies, and educational grading agencies need to revisit their research assessment methods. We have proposed new, relatively simple, but largely useful measures for evaluating research. For example:

Total impact of citations: a measure of the number of times a research paper has been cited per year of existence. Rather than being limited to the number of citations as it is currently used, our model shows the citation rate over time. Saying that an article is cited three times a year on average is more informative than seeing that it has been cited six times since its publication.

Weighted author impact: a way of rating researchers, practically independent of their respective disciplines. He evaluates the impact of the article rather than comparing the impact of the journal with other journals in his discipline.

We also called for the creation of an African indexing house. This would allow tracking of publications and citation rates of scholarly work produced in Africa. Confidence, fair play and the resulting opportunities for African researchers and others could stimulate greater productivity and national development.

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Best dating sites and apps for professionals in 2021 https://realworldgolive.com/best-dating-sites-and-apps-for-professionals-in-2021/ https://realworldgolive.com/best-dating-sites-and-apps-for-professionals-in-2021/#respond Thu, 11 Mar 2021 03:14:29 +0000 https://realworldgolive.com/best-dating-sites-and-apps-for-professionals-in-2021/ The essential: Zoosk is the app that can read between the lines to figure out what you need – and it’s super easy to get started with a signup which only takes three to five minutes. Once logged in, just fill out some basic information (body type, education, religion, and a brief ‘about me’ biography), […]]]>

The essential: Zoosk is the app that can read between the lines to figure out what you need – and it’s super easy to get started with a signup which only takes three to five minutes. Once logged in, just fill out some basic information (body type, education, religion, and a brief ‘about me’ biography), and you’re free to start browsing the profiles. However, there are other optional questions designed to let other singles know exactly what you are looking for, so you can answer them for as long or as little time as you want. Zoosk then “observes” who you liked or clicked on the app to arrange more compatible matches in the future.

Once you’re ready to go, the dating site gives you a variety of interactive options, from sending hearts and smileys, to a ‘yes or no’ function, to users who have viewed your profile and those who are currently online. . In a strike against cat fishing, Zoosk is allowing members to video-check their profiles, to show that they actually look like their photos. If you don’t check it, you can’t use the app to find matches.

A ton of people are on the app as well (around 20 million), and they’re mostly 25-34, so it’s a great site for young professionals who want to find people in their age range. .

There are a few weird things about the app, like the interface itself: it looks a lot like the old Facebook, and everything from the name to the graphics looks a bit quirky. It is also possible to send digital gifts, which are listed on the recipient’s profile. You can use real money to buy gifts online and send them, like a photo of a bottle of wine (why not just ask them for the real deal?) Just flirt with?). And why would you want everyone to see them?

Why it works: Like match, Zoosk gives you a wide variety of options to find other singles. What’s even better is that Zoosk actually analyzes your interactions and uses them to find more matches for you than you like. This is a dating site that cares about what you like, and when they spot a winner, they throw them on your radar like a trained personal assistant. Basically, minimal work and maximum results for you, the user.

It also eliminates people who are only there to flirt and go no further by limiting its messaging feature to premium users only. real world too.

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Respond and earn exciting rewards https://realworldgolive.com/respond-and-earn-exciting-rewards/ https://realworldgolive.com/respond-and-earn-exciting-rewards/#respond Thu, 11 Mar 2021 03:14:29 +0000 https://realworldgolive.com/respond-and-earn-exciting-rewards/ Flipkart is back with its Aaj Kal Dating Quiz where users can answer a bunch of questions to win exciting prizes. It focuses on a range of trivial questions which are primarily based on general knowledge. If you get all the right answers, you earn free vouchers and cool coins, among other offers that can […]]]>

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