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In July, most of my single female friends weren’t playing around with online dating at all. By September, two were exclusively dating guys they’d met via the app.
They were busy with work and friends and not looking to settle down immediately, so why put the time and effort into meticulously constructing a profile, screening dozens of messages, and going on dates with guys who look nothing like their pictures? My friend Jenny refers to her boyfriend as her “ is simple: You’re served a succession of photos of people who meet your age, gender, and location criteria.
It’s fast and casual — a far cry from many dating sites’ detailed filters for religion or hobbies. “I think that women more often than not will say that they’re looking for something casual, and there’s nothing wrong with any of that.
I think deep down, though, most women don’t actually believe that,” says , summarizing the conventional wisdom.
Tinder co-founder Justin Mateen says they’ve heard of more than 100 marriage proposals among Tinder-matched couples.
Webb thinks most unhappy single people are dissatisfied with dating, online and off, because they rarely stop to think about what they really want.
Both men and women sent me dozens of stories about how they signed up as a joke and planned to use the site for casual hookups, then ended up having meaningful relationships or, in one case, a two-week romantic getaway to South America.Of roughly 200 million ratings per day, both men and women swipe left about 70 percent the time, and swipe right about 30 percent.Women are using it, and in roughly the same way as men.“Most women do want to be in a long-term relationship.” But 45 percent of Tinder users are women — and they seem to be just as comfortable with the app’s low-commitment objectification as its male users.Before Tinder, hetero dating apps were something of a non-starter.
And Tinder doesn’t allow people to message each other with photos.