Tinder has released the results of a survey asking 4,000 participants about interracial dating.
It found 77% of people who use Tinder are open to dating someone of a different ethnicity, while only 65% of people who date by other means would consider it.
92% of Tinder users felt the app made it easy to meet and date people from different backgrounds.
81% of global respondents also felt this way true of dating apps, though many hadn’t used them as much.
55% of participants felt online dating helped remove stigma around interracial dating.
70% of Tinder users were ‘very open’ to the idea of interracial dating or marriage, compared to 56% of people who use other dating apps.
63% felt dating apps helped them be more confident about dating outside of their own ethnicity.
72% felt Tinder was the most racially diverse dating app, versus 8% who felt it was Bumble and 3% who felt it was Hinge.
Only 37% took race into account when deciding whether a potential partner was attractive on Tinder, while over 50% of Bumble and Hinge users had it as a factor.
66% associated dating outside their ethnicity with new places, while 63% associated it with new experiences.
66% felt that it opened their mind, and 53% said it increased their awareness of social and political issues.
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