Each app has its own gimmick modified a bit from the OG of them all, Tinder. On Happn, it connects you with people who have crossed your path (a little creepy in a way).
On Raya, it's geared for people in "creative industries" (the Soho House of dating apps).
Of those tested, results concluded that 34 percent met sexual partners in person only; 30 percent used a combination of person to person and online dating; and 36 percent used only apps or a combination of apps and other methods.
Those who participated in casual sex through online dating apps had 25 percent greater incidence of gonorrhea and 37 percent more incidence of chlamydia compared to those who met their mates in bars, clubs, at the gym or on the street.
Social media has taken the online dating game to the next level with popular apps like Tinder and Grindr.Fortunately, the research determined use of the apps had no effect on rates of HIV and syphilis.The majority of people who use the social app are white or Asian, college-educated and under the age of 40.But, I hope you make choices to respect your body, protect your health and honor your mental well-being.Maybe I'm a little old-school, but the decision to engage in sexual intimacy with someone should take more thought and effort than a swipe of the thumb.