Dating while distancing

Dating in quarantine
Dating in quarantine

The coronavirus pandemic is upending the dating scene, but singles across the country haven't stopped searching for love.

Activity on dating apps is surging.

"People are actually dating more now than they were before coronavirus," says OkCupid's Melissa Hobley.

Matches are talking more too.

A new app called S'More started seeing conversations stretch two times longer in recent weeks.

"We're starting a new trend of anti-superficial dating," S'More's Adam Cohen-Aslatei.

Instead of swiping photos on S'More, users learn about matches' interests before seeing them.

"Now we can't have casual encounters, so everyone is forced in a way to get to know people on a deeper level," Cohen-Aslatei says.