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The Effect of Dating Application ‘ Tinder on Communication and Interpersonal Relationships Among University Students’  


There is a positive relationship between the use of dating app Tinder and student’s communication and interpersonal relationships. The use of online dating apps, such as Tinder, has changed the role of face to face communication and interpersonal relationships. Students preferred to stay longer on dating apps and looking for romantic partners. The Tinder dating app enables two opposite sex to meet by matching similar profiles and encourage socal interaction between them through liking and comment.

Research Implication

This study demonstrates that the use of the TINDER app was able to reduce the feeling of loneliness among university students by expanding their social circle. TINDER dating apps are gradually influencing the communication among UPM students and playing an increasingly important role in the formation of their interpersonal relationship

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