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? Jerry gave me the hook up with those backstage passes. Sandra and I hooked up last night and her adams apple was kinda big 3.Hooking up with Derick last night was the biggest mistake in my life.The researchers then used a statistical technique to group those ratings into general categories.The categories, and the average ratings of the participants for each category, are summarized in the table below.Participants in the Dutch study seemed to be less successful on Tinder.Slightly fewer than half of the participants (45.5%) had gone on an offline date with a match, and 18.6% reported having had a one-night stand.
Only about 5% of those surveyed indicated that the desire for hookups was their main motivation for joining the site. The participants were also asked what they thought the purpose Tinder was.
In the popular media, Tinder very much has the reputation of being a "hookup" app, designed to facilitate fleeting sexual encounters.
At the peak of the Tinder hype, an article in The study mostly involved open-ended questions regarding users' motivations for and experiences using the app.
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.
So someone might primarily have joined Tinder because it seemed like the cool thing to do, but they might also have a desire to meet a potential romantic partner or hookup.