Online dating statistics 2016 2016
The free-to-use app introduced a premium subscription model in 2015 with added features (Tinder Plus), and a third level in 2017 (Tinder Gold). Since then, Tinder has only grown bigger to become an irreducible element in the modern dating landscape.
They can also see age, and if they have any Facebook connections in common.In the US, it was found that twice as many men use Tinder than women.In terms of age group, we still see the highest levels of usage among younger users.Global Web Index hit back, arguing the veracity of their methodology.The proportion of married users was not only discrepancy between the two sets of Tinder statistics.Tinder was a the centre of a storm of controversy in 2015, when a Tinder statistics published by Global Web Index suggested that 42% of Tinder’s user base already had a partner.
Breaking that down, 30% of surveyed users (of a sample of 47,000) were married, with another 12% on top of this in a relationship.
Global Web Index claimed that only 38% of users were aged 16-24, with a further 45% aged 25-34.
Tinder on the other hand argued that over half their user base was aged 18-24 (though the two nearly tarry up if we extend the range to 34, with Tinder’s 85% not hugely different to Global Web Index’s 83%).
It works through a simple interface that allows users to swipe right to ‘like’ or left to ‘pass’.
If two users both like each other, it’s a ‘match’ – and they are then able to chat through the app.