When did dating apps begin?
In 1995, the worlds first online dating website was launched in the form of Match.com.
Who started online dating?
Started by Jim Harvey and Phil Fialer as a class project at Stanford. Used a questionnaire and an IBM 650 to match 49 men and 49 women. Ed Lewis at Iowa State University uses a questionnaire and an IBM computer to optimize the meeting potential at dances.
What year did Tinder become popular?
After initially being trialled in a series of US college (university) campuses, Tinder was rolled out fully to great success, processing 350 million swipes per day by late 2013 (thats 4,000 per second), rising to one billion swipes per day before the end of 2014.