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Origins[ edit ] Tinder was the application that led the surge in mobile dating applications. This increase in usage by this target group can be justified by their increased use of smartphones which lead them to use these smartphone dating apps. Tinder is used more as a dating application in many college campuses.
This type of communication saves the time, money, and risk users would not avoid if they were dating the traditional way. Online dating can also increase proliferation of online dating even if users get rejected, they know there are hundreds of other candidates that will want to match with them so they can simply move on to the next option.
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