But as is often the case online, not everything is as it may first appear –– there's plenty of spam artists and male/female catfish.
"More than four in ten people who use the dating app are already in a relationship.
And you can even completely falsify an entire identity to make you look more attractive or be more cool than you are without your interests being any the wiser (at least until you actually have to meet).
There are plenty of other viable alternatives now as well, such as Coffee Meets Bagel and the AWESOME Bumble, which is very similar to Tinder, save for the fact that only ladies can instigate conversations.
Yes mobile apps and online dating have, like it or not, changed the way we date.
For better or worse - it's still open to debate, and the answer may be a bit of both really.
You can like someone without them knowing unless you’ve liked them back.