Hinge rolls out in-app video calls and reveals how users really feel about quarantine dating

[ad_1] Today the dating app Hinge launches Hinge Labs, the first dating app research program backed by behavioral data and not solely on surveys.  Their first project is bringing video capabilities to the app — something already familiar to daters during the coronavirus pandemic. The app itself is now testing in-app video calls and select…

HBO partners with Scener to create co-watching experience

[ad_1] All products featured here are independently selected by our editors and writers.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. By Alison Foreman2020-05-15 00:48:18 UTC Your favorite HBO shows and movies are getting social-distancing savvy.  On Thursday, Scener — the “virtual movie theater” that allows faraway friends to…

History’s great moments happened indoors, and ‘The Late Show’ can prove it

[ad_1] Spending so much time at home can be tough, but when you think about it, there’s been plenty of history that’s been made indoors. “Man Who Dresses Like a Professor Paul F. Tompkins” is here to prove it to you. For a sketch dubbed “Great Moments in Indoor History” on The Late Show with…

‘The Office’ cast reunites, distantly, to surprise superfan couple with their very own wedding dance

[ad_1] John Krasinski has previously used his wholesome YouTube show Some Good News — and his apparently massive list of celebrity pals — to help people graduate, throw a prom, and generally feel some love in this super weird, socially distanced time. Now Episode 7 looks as though it’s reached peak SGN, in what is…

Cobie Smulders sings social distance ‘Let’s Go to the Mall’ parody

[ad_1] The coronavirus pandemic has many of us nostalgic for a simpler time — maybe when we were teenagers and/or watching our favorite early oughts sitcoms.  Actress Cobie Smulders seems to be feeling that itch, and sensed we are too. The former How I Met Your Mother actress decided to recreate her character Robin Scherbatsky’s…

This social distancing picnic blanket will make you look forward to summer

[ad_1] Somehow, it’s almost summer — but while warm weather can hurt the coronavirus, it won’t beat the pandemic all on its own. With some researchers saying we’ll be social distancing until 2022, this means that our usual summer activities will look a lot different this year (and perhaps beyond). Take for example, days in…

Man dressed as grim reaper to visit Florida beaches that reopen too early

[ad_1] While the coronavirus pandemic is far from over, some U.S. states have decided to reopen as soon as… well, right now. Georgia was the first to ease restrictions, with businesses like gyms and salons opening Friday. Michigan will soon follow suit, following protests from residents.  Reopening worries some citizens, medical professionals, and elected officials,…