We have all heard of finding love on the internet and can recall many of our own friends or acquaintance who found their spouses on sites such as Match.com, Ok Cupid, and even through social media sites like Facebook, Skpe and We Chat.
So what is the difference between dating apps and social networking sites?
The risk of using these mobile dating apps does not stop at looking for random sex.
Hackers could intercept cookies from the app via a Wi-Fi connection or public access point, and then tap into other devices such as the camera, GPS and microphone that the app has permission to access.
“You cannot believe 100% whatever they say in their profiles.
They could be faking it when they say they are single but they actually already have a relationship.
Tinder follows a very simple principle; ‘hot or not’.
Basically all you have to do is approve or reject people in your area only based on their pictures by swiping to the left for ‘No’ or right for ‘Yes’.
After getting to know her for a year, he decided to ask her hand in marriage.
Like Online Dating, Dating Apps Comes With Pros And Cons One thing about technology is, it could be a double-edged sword.
Dating apps on the other hand, offer the additional flexibility and freedom of mobile features, easily portable to follow you everywhere and additional features such as location-based GPS to find suitable mates nearby, without having to scroll through pages of profiles and lengthy messages of traditional dating sites A simple finger touch on your smartphone screen allows you to signal your interest, chat, disclose your location and decide if you want to take the next step, to go on a date - all done without the fear and awkwardness of face to face interaction that one experiences in a club or social gathering.
In the last 5 years, dating apps have really taken off in a big way in western cultures, in particular US and Europe where apps like Tinder and Grindr have really gained a foothold in the online dating game.
“Yes I do agree that most guys would only be interested in hook-up rather than establishing a relationship.