Research has shown that smartphones are changing the ways we date each other. Not only is it easier to find dates and arrange meets ups, it’s now far easier to never see bad dates ever again! Gone are the days of awkwardly having to avoid eye contact at a mutual friends’ barbecue or cross the street when you see them coming the other way – with a swipe of the finger, the bad date will just become a bad memory to add to the heap.
Despite having had several horrific dates resulting from random meet ups on apps, one Tinder user told us how she’s learnt to see the funny side of it all, and how, despite their reputation, dating apps provide a unique service for some users.
We sat down with Courtney* from London to find out more: