It allows you to see potential partners (not much more than a picture, age and in some cases some basic information) and to decide on the spot whether you "like" this person or not, by swiping to the left or right. Don't forget that within the group of people who actually go on a date, 27 percent manages to build a long-term relationship." This being said, Tinder dates often end up in casual sex or one-night stands (almost 30 percent of the respondents, although figures for casual sex and one-night stands may overlap).
Timmermans is doing a Ph D in communication at the Catholic University of Leuven (KULeuven). This can be explained by the fact that both people have already "met" via Tinder, i.e. They are not complete strangers, like on a blind date.
Only a couple of respondents said they just go for some sex.
Red indicates areas of high activity, while yellow is moderate, and green is light.
You can even zoom to the street level if you're super dedicated.
Now all that's left are the trolls, weirdos, and the guys who can't actually remember that they've already been on a date with you... When you launched last year, you were the most exciting thing to ever happen to my phone (so many boys! ); dangerous (accidentally meeting up with a serial killer is a thing that could maybe happen) and horribly, horribly addictive.
I met up with a few boys, but I wasn’t an addict (which is exactly what an addict would say).