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51.5 percent said they believed Tinder was designed for hooking up, 33.5 percent said dating, and 15 percent meeting people.
While this open-ended data is valuable, it doesn't provide the whole story on why people use Tinder.
The categories and the average ratings of the participants for each category are summarized in the table below.
It was not uncommon for participants to use the app because they wanted positive feedback on Tinder or because receiving such feedback felt good.
Naturally, finding a romantic partner was also a relatively common reason for using Tinder.
This rate is much lower, but other data from this study indicates that these participants were overall less active on the app than the participants in Le Febvre's study.
How do motives for using Tinder relate to people’s experiences?