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Mobile apps speed up the meeting process so singles can arrange a call or date quickly, Eastwick says.
Too much information about a potential date may be distracting, he says.
The apps generate profiles from users’ Facebook pages. Plus, you can filter matches based on gender, age, and distance.
This process may seem superficial, but singles waste less time poring over lots and lots of data, Mosser says.
She also recently downloaded JSwipe, a similar app for Jewish singles. If you are chatting [online] with people too long, you have too many expectations.” While location and speed may be everything for some singles, other newer dating sites are narrowing the field in a different way. People who have strong political, theological, or social viewpoints tend to want to meet someone who falls in line with their views, says Misha ben-David, a rabbi and licensed counselor also based in Austin.
“These apps are as close to organic dating as you can get without sitting at a bar,” Levy says. They match members based on shared ethnicity, religion, or background. The site’s banner includes biblical quotes and symbolism to attract Christian singles. Using the tagline “City folks just don’t get it,” this site matches singles who live on rural farms or ranches. This mobile app focuses on African-American singles, mimicking Tinder’s GPS technology. But just because someone shares your politics or race may not mean you'll have chemistry, he says.
The vast majority of people using dating sites are sincere and honest in the information they provide and in their reasons for joining.
“Once you became matched with someone, there was no pressure to do or say anything,” Mosser says.
“The only information you get at a bar is really what they look like or what they are doing at that moment. Eastwick says having these things in common with your date doesn't necessarily make it likelier that you'll be a good match or that you'll even be attracted to them when you meet in person.