Dating app like tinder
Part of the reason for this according to founder Justin Mateen, is that mobile phones – and smartphones in particular - have become so ubiquitous.
“Mobile phones have become an extension of who we are,” he tells The Huffington Post.
That may simply be because so many more men than women use Tinder, the researchers speculate.
Past research has shown that women are more discerning with their swipes than men, who swipe right more liberally.
Research by other groups indicates that most people on Tinder are there primarily for entertainment, not for finding sex partners or a date (let alone true love), which may help explain the findings.
The study can’t determine whether Tinder people felt worse about their bodies, whether people with low self-esteem just tend to use it more, or some other reason.
1 hour or 2 days ago), as well as an “about” section where people can leave a little information about themselves (or not much at all besides “hi”).