Charts and maps tracking the progress of Covid vaccination programmes. Kenneth Walker was accused of shooting and wounding an officer who stormed his home last year. Germany manager Joachim Low will step down from his role after this summer's European Championships. Is American Claressa Shields the greatest female boxer of all time? Or does she first need to avenge her defeat to Briton Savannah Marshall? Plus more in this week's Fight Talk.
BBC Documentary Investigates Online Dating Scams
BBC World Service - Documentaries - Netrimony: Online dating in India
Michel Martin. In the documentary Swiped , filmmaker Nancy Jo Sales investigates how dating apps have created unintended consequences in actual relationships. Courtesy of HBO hide caption. For some of the 40 million or so Americans who currently use online dating apps like Tinder, Bumble and Hinge, the findings of the new HBO documentary Swiped might be intuitively obvious. But for others, there may still be revelations aplenty in the film, which is subtitled Hooking Up in the Digital Age.
Online dating: Aim high, keep it brief, and be patient
Scientists say the secrets to success in online dating are to aim high, keep your message brief, and be patient. Playing "out of your league" or dating people considered more attractive than you, is a winning strategy, according to a new analysis of internet daters in the US. Men had greater success when they approached women they believed were more desirable than themselves.
Well, four and a half anyway. The fifth encounter seemed to be going well, too, until one party turned out to be a married public official who probably shouldn't have been on the Net in the first place. So even though the Internet meeting industry attracts some odd ducks, a few scary perverts and a lot of people who massage information on their weight and age, this documentary offers more reassurance than warning.