For example, “143” was the code used to say “I love you,” “777” was code for “I hate you,” and using symbols to make hearts and smiley faces were the best. At recess, we would play dodgeball or basketball and, if not in the mood, would just hang out at the cafeteria talking about “which kid got in trouble that day,” or “who was dating who,” and “who was fighting with their best friend,” etc. It taught me to look in one’s eyes when spoken to, it taught me how to read people by their mannerisms and not just by the words they used, it taught me that a smile that does not reach the eyes is a smile not to be trusted and, most importantly, over time, it genuinely helped me find like-minded friends.As teenagers, we talked amongst ourselves and looked at one another while doing so. As I look at our new crop of teenagers, I find them to be much more mature than I was in regard to appearance.What we can access and share now is completely different to what we were able to 20 years ago.When I was a 14-year-old student, (and that was exactly 20 years ago), it was all about “the pager.” We didn’t have cell phones, we didn’t communicate much via email, and we didn’t utilize the computer for social media.Before the Internet, there were personal ads, and before that, lonely shepherds carved detailed works of art into tree bark to communicate their longing for human contact.Since the earliest days of mass media and technology, people have been finding ways to broadcast their desires and find connections that might have otherwise eluded them.This process is still active today in the religious communities .I personally think that is great and should continue.
That’s why the couple stayed together:the ice was broken in advance and they were matched based on data and not “love from first sight “ .After I put down the history, we will see how the future can look like from our point of view.Once upon a time , everyone used to live in tribes spread in villages containing only the trusted tribe.eople used to know each other only by one method : matchmakers.I mean, one could argue that even Voyager 1's Golden Record is kind of a massive, interstellar personal ad (complete with the recorded sound of a kiss! It's as if humanity decided to document all our best features and send them into space with this message: So dating apps are really the latest manifestation of human beings doing what we've always done -- create new tools to communicate and then turn around and use those tools to find love, sex and companionship.1695: The First Personal Ads According to history professor H. Cocks (seriously --The Best Name Ever for an academic) personal ads began as a way to help British bachelors find eligible wives. That’s the reason why I have decided to write this article .At Matchpool we aim to revolutionize the dating industry To achieve it, we have to know the history of this industry. As the human race evolves and changes over time, so does technology. Two simple words that, when united in a sentence, can be interpreted in so many ways.hat’s what we are doing at Matchpool:we want to turn everyone into a matchmaker and make it easy for everyone to meet people like him without this initial “ice”:)Lets go fast forward to the evolution of online dating and then I will show you what is the future from Matchpool point of view.At its core, “online dating” isn’t something we just started doing 5, 10 or even 20 years ago.