This figure has remained relatively static for the last year.Once a quarter, Ipsos MRBI contacts 1,000 people aged 15 and over by telephone to discuss their social networking habits.Anyone who says this isn’t the two scenarios is lying. James (35) has been using Tinder “on and off” for about 18 months, since he broke up with his girlfriend. but it didn’t progress past a couple of drinks and I never saw her again.“I was using it in the hope of meeting someone long-term – or even just a bit of fun, but I got neither.” Of the matches that I got, most of them looked like complete weirdos or massive elephants in their photos. She was quite boring personality wise, kept going on about how she likes to play games on her Xbox all the time.” The second date was absolutely bloody awful.“It felt easier than interacting with real-life people.
Research compiled by Ipsos MRBI shows that, as of May, about 5% of Irish people aged 15 have a Tinder account – that is about 180,000 people.
The thing that annoys me most about it is that I can’t understand why the internet turns men into a bunch of sex pests and borderline psychotics.
I see my actual friends who are nice, polite, caring boys speaking to girls like shit on Tinder and I can’t see where this behaviour comes from.1.
“I was nursing a broken heart and had just moved to London so it seemed quite new and exciting.
It was a way to date without having any pressure or hassle.” “There’s also no mutual friend or connection so there are no responsibilities or consequences if someone acts like a complete asshole.