Friday 20 October 2017

Deleting Tinder is the most common test of modern love reveals study

Tinder has more than 150000 users in Ireland (Stock photo)
Tinder has more than 150000 users in Ireland (Stock photo)
Patricia Murphy

Patricia Murphy

Removing the Tinder app from smart phones and tablets is the most common way young people prove their love at the beginning of a relationship a new study has revealed.

The research found that 96pc of under 25s believed that uninstalling the dating app from their device proved that they were serious about their partner and confident in the relationship.

The study revealed that one in two people under 25 use social media to find a partner.

Read more: My fleeting and fruitless online affair was virtual disaster

Facebook is still the most popular means in which young people meet new partners online mostly through the tool ‘suggested friends’.

Tinder, the app which encourages users to swipe left or right based on physical attraction, has more than 150,000 Irish users.

Mike Fairman from Giffgaff who conducted the study said: “Falling in love seems to be one of those times when we might be better off being unplugged.”

Read more: 10 Reasons why girls swipe left on Tinder

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