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And as for Tinder, sure, it can be used for swiftly finding a one-night stand, but there are If your life is too busy to squeeze in the time-consuming intricacies of a longer-term relationship, or you're just looking for a little low-stakes fun tonight, you need a quick, surefire way to find a quality fling.
That anecdote came to mind recently, in response to a new study about online dating published in the journal Science Advances.
Homosexual users were more likely than heterosexual users to go on the sites for a wide range of reasons, including finding a relationship or a sexual partner.
Homosexual study participants were also more likely to use the sites as a convenient way to communicate or as a distraction from everyday tasks.
"But I think they go back to them because of the gratifications that they get from them." In some cases, the researchers' predictions didn't pan out in the study.
For instance, Clemens and his colleagues were surprised to find that extroverted people were not more likely than others to use the sites to be social, build an identity or find sexual partners, as they thought might be the case.
"I was kind of surprised that none of those findings was [statistically] significant, because you would think that people who were more outgoing would be willing to use more channels to communicate with people," said Clemens.