“It tells me that people are valuing politics much higher as a preference than they were before. It’s another example of how massively our dating culture has changed over the past four years, partly because of politics and also because of technology.” Tinder allows people 500 characters to write their profiles. Since January, many are using that limited space to make it public how much they detest Donald Trump.
To refine a match, candi Date users will browse voting records of 10 members of the U. House or Senate that are close to your answers then swipe left or right.In a separate 2016 Pew study on partisanship and political animosity, 55 percent of Democrats said the Republican Party makes them “afraid,” and 49 percent of Republicans said the same thing about the Democratic Party.Those numbers swell to to 70 percent and 62 percent, respectively, for people who vote regularly or are otherwise politically active.The questions can also determine if you’re the type to reach across the aisle. If Republican strategist Mary Matalin and Democratic pit bull James Carville can fall in love and marry, anything’s possible.In the treacherous, amusing and sometimes rewarding world of online dating, Donald Trump has become the newest way to find – or reject – a romantic match. “Trump voters please swipe left, and go to your room and think about what you’ve done,” wrote another Tinder user, referring to the way to dismiss a potential date in the app. Dating, online and off, is more supercharged with politics than it’s ever been, said online dating experts who specialize in matchmaking.
A majority of single people in the United States have tried online dating, according to the website Statistic Brain.