The petition is addressed to trade body the Society of London Theatre, and the Donmar Warehouse and National Theatre.
It states: “We the theatre community are fed up with the hypocrisy of UK theatres presenting work that speaks up for the underprivileged and underrepresented, while advertising and promoting their work in a newspaper that continuously spouts hate speech against the very same sections of our community.” The Southbank Centre has not confirmed whether its decision is directly linked to Littlejohn’s column.
When Tinder first came out its photo stack swipe navigation was the most brilliant UI a dating app had ever seen (and now one much copied).
The good thing about Tinder is that it has a ton of users.
Happn uses your phone’s GPS location to search within a 250 meter radius of where you are and will show you other Happn users in the same area.
It doesn’t show you profiles of anyone you haven’t crossed paths with.
Now more than 4,000 people have signed a petition on calling on more of the theatre industry to stop advertising in the Daily Mail.
And this approach kind of makes sense too: you’re more likely to have something in common with somebody at a similar gig, pub or night venue than you are with a complete stranger you just happened across during a 10 minute swipe-break at work.
By some counts dating apps are the most popular downloads among the 20s crowd –– even more popular than games and messaging apps.
The mobile age has brought us many innovations and changes, some great, some questionable, and none more signficant than those which seems to signficantly alter elements of our culture.
One of those big changes is now the subject of many articles across the web - dating.