Swiping me down my legs: Explicating relationship initiation on Tinder

Swiping me down my legs: Explicating relationship initiation on Tinder

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Leah E. LeFebvre, Department of Communication and Journalism, University of Wyoming, 1000 E. University Avenue, Dept. 3904, Laramie, WY 82071, United States Of America. E-mail: email protected

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Abstract

Tinder, a mobile relationship application (software), facilitates the initiation of the latest, possibly intimate relationships and encourages it self being a social finding platform dominating the U.S. With 1.4 billion swipes each day. This exploratory research investigates exactly how people take part in relationship initiation behaviors through Tinder and highlights how social relationship initiation, selection procedures, and strategic pre-interaction habits are evolving through contemporary-mediated dating culture. Individuals (N = 395) had been recruited from Amazon’s Mechanical Turk to complete an on-line survey about their Tinder usage. The analysis used descriptive statistics and thematic analysis to investigate good reasons for picking and Tinder that is deleting procedures, swiping methods, and Tinder hookup tradition. متابعة قراءة Swiping me down my legs: Explicating relationship initiation on Tinder