They are then notified of any matches, where both people swiped right on each other's profiles.
Of those who met a Tinder match in person, only 21.8% indicated that they had never hooked up.
Participants in the Dutch study seemed to be less successful on Tinder.
Slightly fewer than half of the participants (45.5%) had gone on an offline date with a match, and 18.6% reported having had a one-night stand.
These studies show that using Tinder meets a variety of psychological needs, beyond the obvious ones relating to dating and sex.
Tinder can also be used to fulfill more general social needs.