In the popular digital series “The Man Behind the Profile” through Puregold Channel, young protagonist Angge (Yukii Takahashi) and Bryce (Wilbert Ross) effortlessly navigating the online realm as they get to know each other. However, even after meeting in person, Angge and Bryce find it difficult to express their true feelings for each other.
Let’s take a look at the world of online dating jargon and gain a piece of the modern dating game.
Ghosting: The act of suddenly cutting off all communication with someone you see, leaving them wondering what happened, like a ghost vanishing into thin air.
Catfishing: Creating a fake online persona, using someone else’s pictures and information to deceive others. In the virtual world of dating, it is important to verify the authenticity of the person you are interacting with.
DTR (Define the Relationship): The important conversation between two individuals to determine if they are on the same page and interested in taking their connection to the next level.
Swipe left/swipe right: Familiar to those who have explored online dating apps, this refers to the addictive process of scrolling through dating profiles and swiping right (if interested) or not (if not interested) based on a person’s photos and bio.
Netflix and Chill: Although it sounds innocent, this phrase now has a more suggestive meaning in the field of dating, which often indicates a casual and intimate meeting instead of just watching a movie .
Thirst Trap: The act of posting an attractive photo on social media with the intention of gaining attention and admiration from admirers and potential love interests.
Slide into DMs: When a thirst trap catches your attention or you’re interested in someone, you start a private conversation by sending them a direct message (DM). This step is often a quick but challenging step that sets the stage for online dating success stories.
BAE: An acronym for “in front of others,” used as a term of endearment for a significant other, expressing deep care and affection.
IRL (In Real Life): When individuals who talk online decide to meet face-to-face, it marks an encouraging step that transfers the virtual connection to the physical world.
Meet Cute: A cute and adorable encounter that occurs when two individuals finally meet in person, which may pave the way for a romantic connection.
In the recent episodes of “Ang Lalaki sa Likod ng Profile,” Angge and Bryce, still trapped in the friend zone, have not talked about DTR and continue to deny their feelings for each other. .
Despite their beautiful online and real-life meet cute, obstacles arose in the form of Angge’s ex, Jerry, and Bryce’s admirer-slash-stalker, Chili Anne. Will the next episode witness the two finally becoming each other’s bae?
Catch the upcoming episode of the popular digital series, “Ang Lalaki sa Likod ng Profile,” on July 3 at 7 p.m. on Puregold’s official YouTube Channel, and explore not only the world of online dating but the field of romance, friendship, and family. Want to enjoy free entertainment? Subscribe to the Puregold Channel on YouTube.
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