Research has revealed that there are 50 million active users on Tinder who check their accounts 11 times per day and spend an average of 90 minutes per day on the app, reported Marie Claire.
The app is now available in 196 countries around the world, and it is estimated to make up to hundreds of matches every second.
Users must be aged over 18 and have a Facebook account to join Tinder.
The app has now integrated optional Instagram and Spotify features which display images and songs from a particular person's profile.
In 2016, there was a record number of offences related to dating apps - with 50 sex crimes involving Tinder and Grindr being reported to Scotland Yard in the six months to June.
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The app includes the option to unmatch and delete other users, and report people who may have been offensive.
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Tinder has reassured its large userbase that only their public information is available on Swipebuster.
Online dating brings singles together who may never otherwise meet.
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So, if you're looking for love this Valentine's Day, how does it work and how can users stay safe? Tinder is a free app available on both i OS and Android that allows users to view potential suitors within a pre-determined radius and age bracket - ranging from 18 upwards.