Tinder was released in September 12, 2012 by founders Sean Ra, Jonathan Badeen, Justin Mateen, Joe Munoz, Dinesh Moorjani, Chris Gylczynski, and Whitney Wolfe.Although, other sources state that the founders are Mateen, Rad, and Badeen only.One in ten Americans have used an online dating site or mobile dating app themselves, and many people now know someone else who uses online dating or who has found a spouse or long-term partner via online dating.

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Communication online also lacks the physical attraction aspect that is essential for choosing a potential partner. Online dating has made dating very superficial; the picture on users’ profile may cause someone to match or not match before even getting to know their personalities.

Researchers after analysing a significant number of diverse mobile dating applications, have concluded that most of the major dating applications are vulnerable to simple sniffing attacks, which could reveal very sensitive personal information such as sexual orientation, preferences, e-mails, degree of interaction between users, etc.

S adults agreed that online dating is a good way to meet people compared to 44% in 2005.

This increase in usage by this target group can be justified by their increased use of smartphones which lead them to use these smartphone dating apps.

Online dating through applications are location based mobile applications created to make communication easier for people who want to meet, flirt, chat, and potentially get romantically involved.

This is a form of mobile dating or online dating specifically for smartphone users.

The research results indicated that only 11 apps scored 50 or greater (out of 100) with more than 10,000 reviews from the app store.

These include: Jaumo, OKCupid, happn, SCRUFF by Perry Street, Moco by JNJ Mobile, GROWL by Initech, Skout, Qeep by Blue Lion mobile, Meet Me, Badoo, and Hornet. Other popular applications like Bumble, Grindr, e Harmony, and Match scored 40 or less.

After the i Phone launch in 2007, online dating data has only increased as application usage increased.