Vulgar Eros is nothing but mere material attraction towards a beautiful body for physical pleasure and reproduction.Divine Eros begins the journey from physical attraction i.e.
While platonic swiping has yet to prove its enduring appeal, for now, it seems, the more the merrier.
“We have an incredible user base, and so many of them were using this app to find friends,” Whitney Wolfe, the ex-Tinder executive who founded Bumble, told CBS News.
According to Apptopia, Tinder pulled $3.4 million in the month of August alone.
Although Bumble does not yet monetize its users, it plans to do so.
Even if the “Tinder for friendship” doesn’t strike a chord among users, it’s unlikely to be the last time technology tries disrupting human connection.
The term is named after Plato, who described a kind of love centered on same-gender relations and included sex which underwent a transformation during Renaissance (15th–16th centuries) to get its contemporary sense of asexual heterosexual love.
“And they’ve been requesting a feature for—’Hey, I’m in a relationship, but I love Bumble.
I still want to be able to use it.’” Moving forward, the interplay between technology and friendship will likely continue to evolve.
Of particular importance is the speech of Socrates, relating the idea of platonic love as attributed to the prophetess Diotima, which presents it as a means of ascent to contemplation of the divine.
For Diotima, and for Plato generally, the most correct use of love of human beings is to direct one's mind to love of divinity.
Wiith connects users to events based on common interests—like a Meetup on mobile.