"Hey Beautiful"; Race and Gender on Tinder

dc.contributor.author Chwe, Hanyu
dc.contributor.author Williams, Apryl
dc.contributor.author Robertson, Ronald
dc.date.accessioned 2022-12-27T19:02:29Z
dc.date.available 2022-12-27T19:02:29Z
dc.date.issued 2023-01-03
dc.description.abstract Despite the popularity and societal relevance of online dating, an absence of available data has made it difficult to understand how people meet and interact online. The few studies that do exist have largely failed to focus on women of color, despite broad consensus that online dating spaces are particularly toxic and unwelcoming for those users. To study such experiences, we created synthetic Tinder profiles featuring a racially diverse set of female stock photo models to see how they fared in the Tinder ecosystem. Profiles featuring White women received more matches and slightly more messages, but all profiles received similar message content. We discuss the implications of our results and limitations of our approach.
dc.format.extent 10
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-9981331-6-4
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10125/102886
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the 56th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.subject Culture, Identity, and Inclusion
dc.subject ethnicity
dc.subject gender
dc.subject online dating
dc.subject race
dc.subject toxicity
dc.title "Hey Beautiful"; Race and Gender on Tinder
dc.type.dcmi text
prism.startingpage 2041
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