Dating and sex sites
Slightly fewer than half of the participants (45.5 percent) had gone on an offline date with a match, and 18.6 percent reported having had a one-night stand.
The most common motives for using Tinder: it's exciting and it's trendy.
Someone might primarily have joined Tinder because it seemed like the cool thing to do, but that person might also have a desire to meet a potential romantic partner or hookup.
The researchers then used a statistical technique to group those ratings into general categories.
Users swipe right if they like what they see and swipe left if they don’t.
They are then notified of any matches, where both people swiped right on each other's profiles.Another common motive that wasn't cited in the Le Febvre study was self-worth validation.It was not uncommon for participants to use the app because they wanted positive feedback on Tinder or because receiving such feedback felt good.When it came to people’s perceptions, not surprisingly, they were true to stereotype.