Dating during a pandemic: This couple got coronavirus on a first date — and they’ve been quarantining (together) ever since 2021

Nick Crawford’s online dating story begins like many other single people’s. Swiping, liking and messaging until you find somebody who wants to go on a date with you.But this tale has a twist. Crawford’s dating adventure may have led to the contraction of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, by both him and…

The Ad Council and Google push ‘#StayHome. Save lives’ industry-wide movement – The Drum 2021

The Ad Council has joined forces with Google, the ANA, and other advertising, media, and marketing trade associations, on an industry-wide movement that begs the American public to ‘#StayHome. Save Lives’.The movement builds on the success of #AloneTogether – a social distancing campaign created by MTV and the Entertainment & Youth Brands of ViacomCBS. The…

How COVID-19 Is Changing Dating Apps and Relationships 2021

We review products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. The novel coronavirus COVID-19 is disrupting nearly every aspect of human civilization, from grocery shopping to Eurovision. But one place the impact of social distancing is being felt strongest is online dating. What was previously a…

Coronavirus is a make-or-break test for the payments industry. Here are the 10 things that will define the new normal. 2021

The coronavirus pandemic is impacting every industry, and payments companies are no exception.A recent report from McKinsey & Company predicts that payments revenues could drop by as much as $210 billion in 2020. But payments companies are well-positioned to help a global economic recovery and play a role in establishing a new normal for how we…

One Restaurant’s Struggle to Weather the Pandemic 2021

Cover Story One restaurant’s struggle to weather the pandemic. Eric Wang first noticed something was wrong on March 9. It was a Monday morning, and the co-owner of Thamee, a Burmese restaurant in D.C. that had just been named a semifinalist for the James Beard Award for Best New Restaurant, was doing his routine count…