Tinder reveals what women, men find most-desirable in each other
In an era of social media websites and apps, finding love is just a finger swipe away. While dating apps witness a remarkable success, Tinder has released a survey of what actually works for its users to find a partner on its platform. For most women, it's the man's education they are attracted to the most, while for men, it's the woman's profile picture.
Tinder surveyed 1,500 single Indians, aged 18-34 years, from seven cities across the country. It appears that men need to study hard (literally) as their educational qualifications are the biggest turn-on for 85% of the women. And, for 86% men, a good profile picture of a woman would do the trick. In addition, common interests and hobbies also work to get a right swipe.
Further, it appears that dating tips like playing hard to get or men paying the bill have become things of the past. According to the survey, after the users are matched, 50% of the respondents said they do not care who initiates the first date or the follow-ups after that. Only 18% men and 26% women believe the other person should organize the date.
Another old tradition of waiting for a day or two to make the next call once you have enjoyed the first date is also getting old. 71% of the respondents said they would let the other person know within a day about the successful first date. Again, the majority of respondents (45%) didn't care who sends the 'successful first date' message.
In case, users did not enjoy their date or do not want to carry it on, most people believed in handling the situation reasonably. 61% respondents said that they have 'played it cool' with someone they do not want to date again. Meanwhile, 36% would disappear suddenly and 36% respondents would also keep the other person as a backup option.
When it comes to expressing their romantic feelings, most of the respondents (48%) chose a 'cute message on WhatsApp'. WhatsApp was followed by expressing the feelings through a phone call (46%). However, 41% of them still believed in making it a special moment by declaring their feelings face to face and 20% preferred the all-time classic of getting or giving hand-written love letters.