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What Happens After You Both Swipe Right: A Statistical Description of Mobile Dating Communications

Abstract:

Mobile dating applications (MDAs) have skyrocketed in popularity in the last few years, with popular MDA Tinder alone matching 26 million pairs of users per day. In addition to becoming an influential part of modern dating culture, MDAs facilitate a unique form of mediated communication: dyadic mobile text messages between pairs of users who are not already acquainted. Furthermore, mobile dating has paved the way for analysis of these digital interactions via massive sets of data generated by...

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, Oxford Internet Institute
URN:
uuid:30bc52a0-b979-4159-b862-9cb0568c163c
Source identifiers:
634670
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pubs:634670

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