More than half of the users of relationship apps are looking for commitment. which revealed a survey conducted by the Dutch app The Inner Circle released this past week. According to the survey, 60% of respondents seek a serious relationship, and 27.4% do not want to know more about casual encounters.
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Proof that users are really determined to leave their single lives that 63% of respondents said they participate in two or more relationship apps. The survey also investigated why people search for the better half in an app. The main reasons mentioned were meeting new people (41.7%), finding a relationship (35%) and going to more meetings (7.8%).
Users of relationship apps are looking for commitment, says research Photo: Luciana Maline / dnetc
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Other reasons mentioned refer to practicality of the technology: 3.5% of the people heard by the Inner Circle said they were shy and believe that the app helps to meet people; 2.7% find it difficult to date in real life and bet on the network to facilitate the process; 2% feel alone; and 1.8% do not like to go out, but want to chat with new people.
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The research also revealed strategic times to achieve more matches. The best time to start looking for partners at night, as 73.4% of users said they were more active between 7 pm and 11 pm. Right after the evening comes, between 4pm and 7pm, used by 7.4% of the interviewees. Another portion (7%) has the habit of seeking matches at dawn, from 11 pm to 5 am.
The strategy proved to be valid for more than half of the participants: according to the survey, 64.6% had already met someone they met on the application. Of these, only 6.5% managed to engage a courtship.
The Inner Circle heard five thousand Brazilians (51%) and Brazilians (48.2%). The average age of respondents is around 31 to 40 years old (44.6%), followed by people from 21 to 30 years old (30.2%), and 41 to 50 years old (20.5%).