Strangers on the Internet

1/9/2023

Special: Exclusive Interview with Bestselling Author Nancy Jo Sales - Part 2

Season 2, Ep. 19
Part 2 of this exclusive interview with bestselling author and award-winning journalist Nancy Jo Sales takes us deeper into the heart of what all the famous critic thinks is wrong with dating apps. Irina and Michelle discuss with her why she believes these apps are deeply embedded in frat boy culture and rape culture, as well as what role social media whisper networks play in protecting female app users. Why and how do dating app operators make it so difficult to conduct independent research about the apps? How do conversations between Nancy Jo and incels go down? And does she see any hope for Gen Z and dating, watching her daughter enter young adulthood in today's world? Fasten your seatbelts, this episode is a wild ride!Part 1 of the interviewNancy Jo Sales' websiteNancy Jo's IGNancy Jo's book "Nothing Personal: My Secret Life in the Dating App Inferno"Nancy Jo's book "American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers"Nancy Jo's documentary "Swiped: Hooking up in the Digital Age"Nancy Jo's viral article "Tinder and the Dawn of the 'Dating Apocalypse'"Nancy Jo's article "Finally, Women Are Calling out Toxic Online Dates. Now to Target the Apps Themselves"SOTI episode 14 "Ten Years of Tinder - Where Are We Now?"SOTI episode 15 "Exclusive Interview with Tinder Swindler Star Victim Cecilie Fjellhøy - Part 1"SOTI episode 16 "Exclusive Interview with Tinder Swindler Star Victim Cecilie Fjellhøy - Part 2"Support SOTI with a Ko-fi Donation!
1/2/2023

Special: Exclusive Interview with Bestselling Author Nancy Jo Sales - Part 1

Season 2, Ep. 18
On this special first episode of season 2, Irina and Michelle welcome bestselling author, award-winning journalist, filmmaker and producer Nancy Jo Sales. A long-time critic of online dating and social media, Nancy Jo talks in part 1 of this interview about why dating app operators consider her such a thorn in their side, how dating apps are intentionally addictive, and why we see so much victim-blaming when apps lead to nefarious encounters. What does evolutionary biology have to do with dating apps? And why does Nancy Jo think that these apps have deep cultural effects such as turning men callous? Come listen to one of the most distinctive voices on all matters dating apps - things are about to get salty!Nancy Jo Sales' websiteNancy Jo's IGNancy Jo's book "Nothing Personal: My Secret Life in the Dating App Inferno"Nancy Jo's book "American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers"Nancy Jo's documentary "Swiped: Hooking up in the Digital Age"Nancy Jo's viral article "Tinder and the Dawn of the 'Dating Apocalypse'"Nancy Jo's article "Finally, Women Are Calling out Toxic Online Dates. Now to Target the Apps Themselves"SOTI episode 14 "Ten Years of Tinder - Where Are We Now?"SOTI episode 15 "Exclusive Interview with Tinder Swindler Star Victim Cecilie Fjellhøy - Part 1"SOTI episode 16 "Exclusive Interview with Tinder Swindler Star Victim Cecilie Fjellhøy - Part 2"Support SOTI with a Ko-fi Donation!
12/12/2022

Special: Exclusive Interview with Tinder Swindler Star Victim Cecilie Fjellhøy - Part 2

Season 1, Ep. 16
In part 2 of this exclusive interview, Irina and Michelle continue their conversation with Tinder Swindler celebrity victim Cecilie Fjellhøy. Find out what fraudster Simon Leviev is up to these days (spoiler: it involves additional alleged crimes). In this episode, your hosts also delve into the details of where international law enforcement went wrong so far, but why Cecilie thinks that Simon's days as a free man may be numbered. Could he end up in an Israeli jail before we know it or will he successfully continue his lucky streak? Hear what Cecilie has to say about Simon, victim blaming, and everything else that has happened in this incredible story!Part 1 of Cecilie's SOTI interview is available here: https://shows.acast.com/strangers-on-the-internet/episodes/special-exclusive-interview-with-tinder-swindler-star-victimDon't forget to hit "Follow" at strangersoninternet.com so you can get our future episodes on your preferred platform.Cecilie's website: https://www.ceciliefjellhoy.com/Cecilie's IG: https://www.instagram.com/cecilie_/?hl=enSOTI episode "How to Spot a Narcissist": https://shows.acast.com/strangers-on-the-internet/episodes/the-dating-professors-how-to-spot-a-narcissistSOTI interview with Anna Rowe and Jennifer on being catfished - part 1: https://shows.acast.com/strangers-on-the-internet/episodes/guest-chat-catfishing-beyond-the-tinder-swindler-with-anna-rSOTI interview with Anna Rowe and Jennifer on being catfished - part 2: https://shows.acast.com/strangers-on-the-internet/episodes/guest-chat-catfishing-beyond-the-tinder-swindler-with-anna-2SOTI on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/id1632743749?mt=2
12/5/2022

Special: Exclusive Interview with Tinder Swindler Star Victim Cecilie Fjellhøy - Part 1

Season 1, Ep. 15
In this exclusive interview, Irina and Michelle sit down with Tinder Swindler celebrity victim Cecilie Fjellhøy. See what the London-based Norwegian IT consultant has to say about swindler Simon Leviev and the continued battles to bring him to justice, her and his current dating status, life after starring in Netflix's most-watched documentary of all time, her experiences with British law enforcement, her anti-catfishing activism, and much, much more. Want to know what Simon's victims thought "was one of the questions [they] wanted explored in the documentary" that didn't make it through? Plus, why did Cecilie and other victims keep being told "you can't say that" by interviewers in the mainstream media about parts of their story they wanted out there? We asked, and she answered.Don't forget to hit "Follow" at strangersoninternet.com so you can automatically get part 2 of the interview and our future episodes on your preferred platform!Cecilie's website: https://www.ceciliefjellhoy.com/Cecilie's IG: https://www.instagram.com/cecilie_/?hl=enSOTI episode "How to Spot a Narcissist": https://shows.acast.com/strangers-on-the-internet/episodes/the-dating-professors-how-to-spot-a-narcissistSOTI interview with Anna Rowe and Jennifer on being catfished - part 1: https://shows.acast.com/strangers-on-the-internet/episodes/guest-chat-catfishing-beyond-the-tinder-swindler-with-anna-rSOTI interview with Anna Rowe and Jennifer on being catfished - part 2: https://shows.acast.com/strangers-on-the-internet/episodes/guest-chat-catfishing-beyond-the-tinder-swindler-with-anna-2SOTI on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/id1632743749?mt=2