Woman says using LinkedIn for dating is better than Tinder and Bumble
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Anyone unlucky in love out there will know that the online dating scene can be a right old faff.
From forking out for pricey dinner dates that go nowhere and the frustration of mixed signals to dodging relentless red flags and the fear of getting catfished - let's just say the world of romance can sometimes be a whole lot more weird than wonderful.
Well, one singleton took it upon herself to remedy the age-old problem and claimed that using LinkedIn for dating is better than Tinder and Bumble.
She began by explaining: "Why am I using LinkedIn as a dating app?" Have a look:
Her 'number one' reason were the 'filters' as these allowed her to filter for an MBA education.
She then went on to share the second reason: "I can filter by industry," before revealing exactly what professions she was perusing.
"I'm looking at doctor, lawyer, finance bro," the TikToker added.
"Number three," she continued, "I can filter by country - very important."
The woman did, however, point to some limitations involved in the LinkedIn but noted she found a way around it regardless.
She said: "Unfortunately, I'm unable to filter by height, but at least they're are very good looking photos that I can kind of do some height analysis on."
"I'm looking for A-grade men and LinkedIn has A-grade filters!" the singleton captioned the short clip.
The video has since gone viral after clocking up more than 2.2 million views on the platform, alongside hundreds upon hundreds of comments from people eager to share their verdict on the woman's outside the box dating strategy.
Many couldn't wait to rave over the dating hack with one TikTok user writing: "LinkedIn > Tinder."
"I checked my then bf’s LinkedIn page after we met through Tinder. We are married now LOL," admitted another advocate.
"She's onto something," praised a third while a fourth added: "Hahahahahha I need to do it!"
Another echoed: "This is brilliant!"
"Are you a genius or what?" gushed a sixth "Never thought about it this is great!"
Others, however, pointed some limitations with the tactic.
"How do you know if they are married or not?" asked one singleton.
A second pointed out: "The thing is, on LinkedIn they only have one perfectly edited headshot. I need a full posture pic for my evaluation."
"But how do you take it from there though," wondered a third. "Like how do you get in touch and move it to dating?"
A fourth chimed in: "Unfortunately, you can't filter by heart and his humour or his hobbies."
Would you ever use LinkedIn as a dating app?