Internet dating rejection
Alcohol-induced courage and a steep bar tab later, singles were on top of their game or it was "game over" -- until the next weekend.
According to Tinder, the app generates 1.6 billion swipes per day, leading to 1.5 million dates (an average of one or two per user) a week.
The app will then produce nearby matches -- possibly even down your street or across the bar -- fitting your search criteria. Ok Cupid is a free dating site and mobile app that crunches users' answers to a series of questions (Are you messy? Match, one of the first and largest dating sites, also has a mobile app.
Users swipe right if they're interested and left if they want to reject the match. The formula is pretty standard: Users fill out a profile, and the app will send them daily matches that meet their standards.
The matchmaker site likes to take things offline too by offering local meetup events for its users.
Before there were smartphones, singles would often go to bars or clubs and try to meet "the One," or at least the one for that night.