Sex and Social Media

#SMCAKL: Social Media and Sex

Last week I was lucky enough to be invited to be a guest on the panel for the Social Media Club Auckland (#SMCAKL)’s monthly event.  The topic up for discussion was Social Media and Sex:

“Sex, dating and ‘hook ups’ are nothing new. But when you add social media and gamification apps like Tinder and Snapchat to the mix, does this up the ante?
Is swiping left any shallower than mentally discounting the guy/girl next to you at the bar?
Can we make real connections online or is it just a self-validation game?
Sex on the internet thrives on privacy, while social media relies on public sharing. What happens when these two things collide?” (Click here for more…)

It was a an entertaining and (hopefully) informative discussion.  If you want to check it out, the video is below, although be warned, the audio is a bit dodgy until about 14 or so minutes in so feel free to jump forward to that point.



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