But contrary to belief, apps haven’t led to a culture of endless hookups.A little over 90 percent of these students said they are using Tinder and other apps for purposes other than hooking up. Well, 34 percent of those who favored Tinder said it was mostly for entertainment.Interest in online dating has skyrocketed in recent years, especially among younger Millennials.In 2013, just 10% of ages 18 to 24 reported using a dating app or site.
Ok Cupid and Match, both of which are mobile adaptations of older desktop online dating programs, were used by 8.6% and 6.4% of respondents, respectively.
Bumble, a relative newcomer, was in second place with 17 percent of people using it.
In third was the old standby OKCupid, which claimed almost 9 percent.
These kids aren't nearly as modern in their approach to meeting people as you might think.
Of those surveyed, only four percent said they preferred to meet people using dating apps.