Can you feel that? Love is in the air. Valentine’s Day is just over a week away and while many are making plans or reservations with their significant other – many are still looking for that someone special.
Enter the not-so-new frontier of dating apps. Tinder is by far the most widely used on the market. Since its launch in 2012, Tinder reports about 26 million matches a day, leading to more than 20 billion so far and counting. But as users will be quick to point out – a match does not equal a relationship.
Dr. Alicia Walker, an associate professor of sociology and anthropology at Missouri State University and a noted relationship expert, says dating apps such as Tinder, are fundamentally changing the way we enter interact with each other.