They all post photos with pets, on boats, with a drink, disguising their flaws and looking as hot as possible.The stigma once attached to online dating has gone.READ MORE: * Confessions of a 40-something Tinder user * 16 modern-day dating terms to know * Halal speed dating is 'the anti-Tinder' * Modern-day relationship rules to ignore * The ups and downs of mid-life dating "We have a small group of early stage adopters in New Zealand already, and we'd love to see more." Last month, 60-year-old Auckland teacher Jan Habgood made headlines around the world when her daughters set up a website to help her search for a partner.Named The Sea (as in, "plenty of fish in…"), the site was designed and written by her 27-year-old daughter Hannah, and looks more modern and vibrant than dating websites.
Joanna prefers the app to websites, for the immediacy it provides, its modern, easy-to-use interface, the absence of long, involved descriptions.
They broke the ice by talking about their memorable Tinder dates.
THE STIGMA IS FADINGAitcheson senses that the stigma once attached to meeting people through technology is fading.
"I also like the fact you're not seeing everybody that's seeing you.
I hate that thing about online dating – notifications that say 'these people are looking at you.' I like that you match if they think the same thing, or if they like you." TYPES TO AVOIDYou quickly learn the types to avoid, says Joanna: men whose photos feature a gun, a motorbike, or their ex-partner.