A study by The University of Texas (2016) found that dating app users report lower self-esteem and lower psychosocial well-being than non-users, potentially due to the increased experience of rejection.
Why is online dating important?
Online dating allows users to quickly evaluate dozens of potential partners and scour profiles for all kinds of information – from the way someone looks to how they spend their free time and even their political leanings. Online daters find it especially important to be able to view someones photo.
Is it better to meet people in person or online?
Meeting face to face gives you the whole picture. You can read people — and their intentions and true feelings — in ways that simply arent possible online. Meeting face to face also allows you — and your meeting partner — to showcase your personality, an incredibly important part of any relationship.