Starting a new romantic relationship is exciting — but it raises the question: How do you tell other people?
For many people, the big moment is noted when there’s a change to their Facebook status; “single” to “in a relationship” and posting pictures of a pair of smiling people looking toward the future.
But apparently Gen Z thinks that’s [clears throat] cringe.
According to the dating app Tinder, only 8% of users between the ages of 18 to 34 would share the news in a big, dramatic reveal — far more would prefer something more gradual.
The youngest generation with adults is more likely to offer hints in an Instagram post — more like a soft product launch — perhaps including a photo of their new partner’s hand.
According to Mashable, internal bio data for Tinder users showed more women in Gen Z have “soft launch” in their preferences, compared to “hard launch.”
The data showed women are more likely to wait a few months, to see how their new relationship progresses, before launching news of their new partner on social media.
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