In the United States, guys named Lucas, Ryan, Matthew, Nick and Josh were the most swiped right.

And for girls you probably did better off if you’re named Hannah, Emma, Lauren, Julia or Emily.

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Is it creating a new reality in which people actively avoid real-life interactions?

Of course, others have worried about these sorts of questions before.

Two years in the company was seeing a billion swipes a day, and matching about 12 million people a day.

On average, active users were spending about 90 minutes per day in the app.

The interview has been edited for length and clarity.

You have one of the most unique data sets about modern romance. Well, one of the first things you have to know to understand how dating — or really courtship rituals, since not everyone calls it dating — has changed over time is that the age of marriage in the United States has increased dramatically over time.A couple of months ago, I was sitting at a bar minding my own business when the woman next to me did something strange.Surrounded by potential partners, she pulled out her phone, hid it coyly beneath the counter, and opened the online dating app Tinder.But the fear that online dating is changing us, collectively, that it's creating unhealthy habits and preferences that aren't in our best interests, is being driven more by paranoia than it is by actual facts."There are a lot of theories out there about how online dating is bad for us," Michael Rosenfeld, a sociologist at Stanford who has been conducting a long-running study of online dating, told me the other day.Bumble, on the other hand, reported that just 18 months after inception users were spending an average of 100 minutes a day in the app.