What exactly are you doing on Tinder? Impression management for a matchmaking mobile application

What exactly are you doing on Tinder? Impression management for a matchmaking mobile application

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ABSTRACT

Mobile phone dating applications such as Tinder have actually exploded in popularity in modern times. The app, the choice of one’s profile photos and an assessment of the expectations of potential Tinder matches on Tinder, impression management begins with a motivation to download. These procedures take place in a technologically mediated environment of paid off cues and increased control, neighborhood proximity and a diminished filtering process. My focus in this paper is this stage that is first of administration, which is made from both impression inspiration and impression construction. (more…)

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