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For many, the answer is a dating site or app. Nearly a quarter of people have used or are currently using online dating services. For young and middle aged adults years oldthis increases to a third. Given the widespread adoption of dating sites and apps, we wanted to learn how people feel about them.
The romantic lives of singles over the past several months has been at best, unexpectedly interesting, and at worst, pretty challenging and disappointing. With the obstacles of a global pandemic, the landscape has certainly changed, but based on some of the biggest dating app trendsit could be getting easier to find matches and improve your odds in the new year. At the beginning ofmost of you probably wouldn't have predicted that you'd be meeting potential mates from behind a screen — or a mask — but as the new normal settled in, it started to seem like finding love in quarantine was, in fact, possible.
Daters are more intentional now
Virtual dates have started to not only be normalized but actually be pretty creative and fun, and lots of couples found other ways to connect despite the roadblocks. And besides simply settling into the changes to modern day dating, some apps are taking cues from its uses to make finding promising dates easier by putting your dealbreakers front and centercomparing of personality tests like your love language, for example and connecting to your social feeds.
Wondering what else you can expect when using dating apps in ? Read ahead for six trends you'll be seeing everywhere — and perhaps maybe even want to try for yourself.
The top dating trends of , so far
Considering what a politically charged year has been, it shouldn't come as a surprise that users are being more unapologetically vocal about their beliefs. And according to the pros, being upfront about issues that are important to you can lead to more ificant connections. Speaking of dealbreakers, Tinder also saw that transparency about pandemic practices surged, with mentions about non-optional masking including those looking for hookups onlyvirtual dates, and other details to not only break the ice, but make sure that both parties are on the same .
Sherman says. Tinder's 1 trending song this year was "WAP," which the app believes directly reflects the surge in sex positivity on users' profiles. As its report explains, a candidness about sex desires, practices, etc has increased, but Dr. Sherman says that doesn't always mean what you'd expect. This can then tell you something about them from the start and they may be open to discussing sex down the road.
These are the new dating trends you’ll see in
Hinge recently updated to a very simple layout in an effort for its users to be more focused on what's really important: Their prospective matches. Additionally, apps like Hinge allow users to create a much shorter and simpler profile — as opposed to those in which users must answer ificantly more personal questions.
A major way Tinder users are uniquely connecting this year?
Exchanging Tik Tok videos. This exemplifies an overall trend of linking dating apps and social media as an additional way to share similar interests.
Sherman explains. Bumble recently announced its temporary partnership with The 5 Love Languages to help users identify matches based on their preferred ways of showing love and affection.
With the popularity of using personality tests to determine whether or not you and a prospective date are well-matched, this function could help users find more likeminded mates. By Ashley Tibbits.
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