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For the uninitiated, Tinder is a mobile dating app that allows users to locate other singles in their geographic area. They can then start viewing photos of other users who match their age, gender, and location criteria.Users swipe right if they like what they see and swipe left if they don’t.It was not uncommon for participants to use the app because they wanted positive feedback on Tinder or because receiving such feedback felt good.Naturally, finding a romantic partner was also a relatively common reason for using Tinder.These studies show that using Tinder meets a variety of psychological needs, beyond the obvious ones relating to dating and sex.Tinder can also be used to fulfill more general social needs.It's popular: 48.3 percent of the respondents indicated that the main reason they used Tinder revolved around its popularity—the media hype or the fact that many of their peers were using it.
It's one of the most popular lifestyle apps with over 10 million daily active users.
This rate is much lower, but other data from this study indicates that these participants were overall less active on the app than the participants in Le Febvre's study.
How do motives for using Tinder relate to people’s experiences?
The researchers then coded participants' responses into categories.
So what was the most commonly cited reason for using Tinder?