Basically, our brains can't tell the difference between a broken heart and a broken bone.
About 1,300 (mostly) college-age students were asked about their Tinder use, body image and self-esteem.
From flirting to breaking up, social media and mobile phones are woven into teens’ romantic lives.
This report details how teens are using technology and the internet to shape and mold their romantic relationships.
Technology is a source of support and communication as well as tension, and couples say it has both good and bad impacts on their relationships.
Although sites such as remain popular with older singles, younger users are flocking to mobile-first dating apps.
Men were 97% more likely to feel addicted to dating than women, but 54% of women felt more burned out by the process."People who self-described as having really addictive-style behaviors toward the internet and cellphones scored much higher on depression and anxiety scales," said University of Illinois psychology professor Alejandro Lleras, who conducted a study in 2016 that linked technology addiction to anxiety and depression.
Researchers surveyed 300 university students about their mental health, cell phone and internet use, and motivations for using electronic devices.Almost one in six singles (15%) reported feeling addicted to the online process of looking for a date.Millennials were 125% more likely to say they feel addicted to dating.Users also have the ability to browse profiles outside their daily matches.Zoosk is another app that boasts its own innovative matchmaking technology.has more than 7 million paid subscribers, an increase from 3.4 million in 2014.