Welcome to our Blog about Digital Culture on Tinder

  • Who we are

    November 15, 2019 by

    This blog is part of our student project on Digital culture. It aims to show our work on the field of online dating websites, specifically focusing on Tinder and the impact of race on this plat form. Our course on Digital culture aims at helping us to develop the ability to better understand and decode… Read more

  • Conclusion and Limitations

    December 3, 2019 by

    To conclude, based on our empirical data, both the race of the user and the app’s race-biased algorithm impact the choices one can make on Tinder, thus playing a big role in online dating patterns. Both profiles attracted and matched more men of their own race and “smile” is a relatively important factor for both… Read more

  • Ethical considerations

    December 3, 2019 by

    “No-one was harmed in the making of this research!” unknown When conducting a study on the general public, we have to be particularly careful with the ethical considerations behind our research. Specific measures need to be taken to ensure that no harm is caused to others. Especially with a research topic as controversial as ours… Read more

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