Here's something funny. Or perhaps tragic. Or both.
If you look into these now multi-billion dollar dating app businesses, you'd notice they make money on premium and paid features - but for them to generate revenue, they need you to first keep using those apps.
In other words, they're financially incentivized by you searching for love, but not finding love. If you find love, they're losing you as a customer.
This has to be really bad for society.
Free markets lead to competition, and in order to compete, one needs to follow financial incentives to build shareholder value. As much as the Zuck harps on about human connection, Facebook and Instagram have become very profitable dumpster-fires of tik-tokified perpetual scroll addiction content.