There are an inordinate number of vintage instructional videos currently on You Tube. The videos were all developed by legitimate educational production companies, like Mc Graw Hill Text-Films and Coronet Instructional Films starting in the ’40s, tackling the topics of dating, love, and marriage by way of personality, grooming, and controlling your emotions. The girl tells the minister that they’re right for each other because in all the three months they’ve been together, they haven’t had any quarrels. We decided to divide the list up since we each have our own computer.
From makeup tips to awkward dating stories, we’ve put together a collection of videos that will help cure any worries about being alone in these things – apparently none of us know what we’re doing!
Long before Tinder made swiping a thing for matchmaking apps, there was a little-known video site trying to play cupid to the Internet generation: You Tube.
Yep, according to co-founder Jawed Karim, before it morphed into the go-to video sharing service, it was pitched as a "new kind of dating site" with an atrociously lame tagline: Tune in, Hook Up.
In a You Tube video of his 2007 commencement speech at the University of Illinois, Karim explains how he and his fellow co-founders struggled to get people interested in the site in its earliest days.
I am constantly amazed at the amount of information you can find on the internet – including, and especially on You Tube! You name it and you can probably find it on You Tube.
It has everything from educational videos, to product reviews, to tutorials, to date night ideas (shameless plug for our own Dating Diva You Tube channel! One day while browsing through the site, I thought – this could be a fun date night and with the creative genius of our talented designer Carisa from Messes to Memories, a date night was made!
Apparently “personality” used to be a euphemism for boobs.
You Tube has released a statement in response to accusations that it is discriminating against its LGBTQ users by hiding certain videos in its Restricted Mode.
You Tube said that the mode was designed to filter out “mature” content, but the approach seemed to be scattershot in relation to LGBTQ users’ videos.
Popular personality Tyler Oakley — who has more than 8 million subscribers — noted that a video titled “8 Black LGBTQ Trailblazers Who Inspire Me” was rendered invisible in the mode, despite no obviously adult content in the video.
Eventually they grew so desperate to get legit dating videos, they spammed Craigslist and offered to pay women to upload videos of themselves to the site (spoiler: no one took them up on it).