It’s not surprising then that Tinder has become the go-to dating tool for single people.
With dating sites like and e Harmony, users browsed elaborate profiles to find compatible partners, and the companies claimed to have algorithms that can find your soul mate.
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Two Fridays ago, Emily Blim was walking back to her apartment after her final class of the week, when a particularly trendy friend – someone Blim described as “really up on, like, all the apps” – told her about a hot new hookup app called Friendsy.
The first faulty idea was that you could get a sense of your compatibility with a potential partner through profile browsing.
In 2012, before Tinder existed (and before smartphone-based dating went mainstream), I worked with a team of researchers to publish a comprehensive assessment of the industry.
We concluded that online dating had produced one immense benefit for singles: It expanded the pool of potential partners.
But there was also a big problem: The industry’s two major ideas about how singles should get access to one another were misguided.
Of course, it’s not always that simple, and there are exceptions.
But the key to finding the right site (or sites) for you depends on what type of relationship you’re in search of.