) is an awesome way to explore the outdoors while also exploring your partner.
But is it possible students are also using Tinder not for sex but to find friends? There’s certainly reason to be skeptical, experts say, but there might be a kernel of truth there.
More than half of college students in a recent survey said they were using Tinder and other dating apps (but mostly Tinder) to find friends, not hookups. “That seems a little bit of a stretch,” said Aditi Paul, a Ph. candidate at Michigan State University whose research has found online daters tend to break up faster and more often and are less likely to end up married than their off-line counterparts.
" says Isabel Calkins, a junior at New York University.
"We got to explore just the two of us and get lost and it was truly an adventure.
My guess is that when college students use Tinder, they don't know exactly what they want -- or what they'll find.