Implications of online dating
They all share the desire in finding a romantic life partner.
But saying yes so often with the flick of a finger comes with a risk: the much higher chance of being rejected.
When you spend time with someone in the company of others, you can learn a lot about his attitude and personality, such as how he treats the waiter in a restaurant or whether he gives money to a homeless person on the street.
A famous cartoon in the New Yorker proclaimed "On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog." One negative aspect of online dating is that people may lie, or exaggerate, about themselves to attract others who might not otherwise be interested in them.
In the study, researchers asked a group of 1,300 mostly college kids to rate how they generally felt about themselves through questionnaires and self-reports.
Questions like Compared to people who weren’t on the dating app, Tinder users had lower levels of self-worth, reported being less satisfied with their faces and looks and were more ashamed of their bodies.