You basically waste no time during your search – you chat only with those people with whom you already have physical attraction.Then all you have left to do is find out if there is more depth to the person.”For others, meanwhile, physical attraction is really all that matters.“Abroad there is very little ambiguity about what the application is meant for,” he notes.“Most users are there to find a one-night stand.But in Israel it is people looking for serious dating that set the tone on the app.”In fact, it is difficult to ignore the number of married couples around Israel who have met on Tinder.
Needless to say, Tinder has not skipped over Israel, and though official local membership figures have never been released, Tinder management has hinted at relatively high usage rates among Israelis with respect to population size.
In the immortal words of the Beatles, “Yesterday, love was such an easy game to play.” So it was in an age when most people in the world would venture no further than the nearby village in search of a lifelong partner.
In premodern times, marriage itself was seen mostly as an economic arrangement, entirely dissociated from romantic love or personal desire.
If the two users both swiped right, they can start chatting. On the face of it, Tinder is a general-purpose social platform and makes no explicit mention of serving as a dating app.
But around the world, the massively popular application processes nearly 1.6 billion swipes and over 26 million matches every single day, mostly by users looking for other users of the opposite gender.