I Used LinkedIn as a Dating Site, and It Worked Better Than Real Dating Sites

I used datingranking.net/kansas-dating/ LinkedIn as a dating site for two months. If you’re into having some dirty fun with partnered professionals and are willing to play the long game, LinkedIn is your next great dating app. You can find an affair AND the possibility of a better gig.

I’m unemployed. (Attractive, right?) I use LinkedIn to look for work and attempt to network. I decided to trawl for dates to break up the monotony of scrolling through someone’s 500-plus contacts. (Hello, lack of search functionality, LinkedIn!)

I went on three dates (plus one pending) with men I connected with on LinkedIn. During those two months, I went on approximately 32 dates from actual dating apps. The LinkedIn dates were great. The 32 other dates were sometimes maybe sort of OK.

Pictures on LinkedIn are almost always a clear shot of someone’s face, unlike the asshat pics people post on Tinder. LinkedIn profiles have useful information to measure compatibility, such as (duh!) occupation and work history, education, hobbies, volunteer work and group affiliations. Continue reading