Self-published author of Wings of the Sathakos. Digital marketer - web design, SEO, PPC. Musician in a past life. Coffee drinker. Denver local.
I agree with a previous commenter: this is nostalgia.
Technology has changed a lot of things. It’s changed dating. That’s only a bad thing if you’re resistant to change. There are pros and cons, just like there are pros and cons with everything.
I recently read a diatribe against Google on Quora.
The poster was responding to a question about link buying, which is a black hat SEO tactic that goes against Google’s webmaster guidelines.