Another notable advantage is that these apps and websites allow individuals to easily gather an initial sense of compatibility with their potential partners before meeting them face-to-face. Individuals who take traditional dating routes would need to invest more time and effort to know their potential partners better.
There is nothing wrong with casual sex and even the entire hookup culture as long as individuals know how to be responsibility.
Problems surface when these casual encounters border to sexual promiscuousness leading to risk sexual behaviours.
Popular gay men dating app Grindr uses locations and demographic information to conveniently match potential partners.
Tinder, another dating app for both heterosexuals and homosexuals, also uses location-based matching but users can further customise the results by tweaking the age and distance settings.
Online dating websites and even social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter can provide users with a wealth of information about their prospects.