Tinder also helped to usher in a wave of more niche, targeted dating apps, such as HER, Ishq and invite-only app Raya.
While 22% of young adults said they've accessed a mobile dating app, up from just 5% in 2013, college-aged users aren't the only ones actively browsing the Internet for dates.
Things are going well, but in the back of your mind there’s a sense of One thing you can do to check your online mate is genuine is a quick Google image search, which will allow you to see where their profile image has been used before.
Simply save the image, go to Google Images and drag and drop the photo into the search box.
The Catch22 community includes graduate students and young professionals aged 22-40 who have attended the nation's top universities and colleges.