And this approach kind of makes sense too: you’re more likely to have something in common with somebody at a similar gig, pub or night venue than you are with a complete stranger you just happened across during a 10 minute swipe-break at work.By some counts dating apps are the most popular downloads among the 20s crowd –– even more popular than games and messaging apps.When people think of dating apps, their first thought is probably of Tinder, specifically because the app first found traction with college-aged kids.
The mobile age has brought us many innovations and changes, some great, some questionable, and none more signficant than those which seems to signficantly alter elements of our culture.
One of those big changes is now the subject of many articles across the web - dating.
Yes mobile apps and online dating have, like it or not, changed the way we date.
For better or worse - it's still open to debate, and the answer may be a bit of both really.
It’s easier than ever to “meet” people thanks to our mobiles nowadays.
There's a smorgasboard of dating apps out there offering a smorgasboard of different people and dating experiences - everything from true love to no strings sex, and unlike going up to someone in the real world, these dating apps also give us an added layer of protection from a bruised ego (or face).
You can like someone without them knowing unless you’ve liked them back.
You can contact someone without, truthfully, putting much effort into it.
And you can even completely falsify an entire identity to make you look more attractive or be more cool than you are without your interests being any the wiser (at least until you actually have to meet).