This phenomenon isn't new, of course -- prehistoric daters sat by their curly-corded phones waiting for their ghosts to call, and assumed that call have come when he or she was out of the house.
(The Discovery Channel has yet to confirm the anecdote, but current 20-somethings speculate as much.) But in an era of Tinder, OKCupid, JSwipe and Hinge, matchmaking often happens by swiping right and left, making potential daters literally disposable.
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The killer, Clyde "Buddy" Spence will soon be released from prison.
Scott Reeder, the former Galveston County Daily News reporter who covered Spence's trial, returned to Texas last month to learn the impact of those two minutes of violence nearly 30 years later.
The ease of app and online dating has allowed ghosting to take new form.
Chelsea, a 25-year-old Manhattanite who has been both a ghost and a ghostee says the fast-paced, onto-the-next mentality of online dating makes the need for an "it's not me, it's you," conversation irrelevant.