Psychology & Psychiatry

Online dating: Super effective, or just... superficial?

According to the Pew Research Center, 1 in 10 American adults have landed a long-term relationship from an online dating app, such as Tinder, OKCupid and Match.com. But what compels people to "swipe right" on certain profiles ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Dating apps don't inhibit love

Mobile apps have revolutionized the way people meet in Switzerland and elsewhere in recent years. Unlike traditional dating sites, these apps do not feature detailed user profiles but are largely based on rating photos using ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Love goes on in lockdown, but is less physical for some

Sexual activity and dating app use declined among Australian adults during the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown, although chatting on dating apps increased, University of Melbourne research has found.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO alarmed at STD spread in the era of dating apps

The World Health Organization expressed alarm Thursday at the lack of progress on curbing sexually transmitted diseases, while one of its experts warned of complacency as dating apps are spurring sexual activity.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Are Tinder users tender about their looks?

(HealthDay)—Young adults who use the popular dating app Tinder may have lower self-esteem and be less satisfied with their looks, a new study suggests.