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The psychology of “swiping”: a cluster analysis of the mobile dating app Tinder

Published inJournal of Behavioral Addictions, vol. 8, no. 4, p. 804-813
Publication date2019

The use of the smartphone dating application Tinder is increasingly popular and has received much media attention. However, no empirical study to date has investigated the psychological characteristics driving its adaptive or problematic use. The aim of this study is to determine whether reliable subtypes of users can be identified via a cluster analysis approach.

  • Tinder
  • Cybersex
  • Impulsivity
  • Attachment
  • Self-esteem
  • Motives
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ROCHAT, Lucien et al. The psychology of “swiping”: a cluster analysis of the mobile dating app Tinder. In: Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 2019, vol. 8, n° 4, p. 804–813. doi: 10.1556/2006.8.2019.58
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