MOTIVATED SWIPES: INFLUENCE OF TINDER USERS’ SELF-PRESENTATION AND DECEPTIVE PRESENTATION TO ONLINE DATING COMMUNICATION BEHAVIORS

Christian Jaycee Samonte | Jan Ashley Reyes | Jonalou Labor |

September 24, 2019
Communication

Self-presentation and deceptive presentation contribute to how one communicates in Tinder. In this study, the researchers explored how 200 Tinder users present themselves in the online platform. Using Pearson Correlation Coefficient and Regression Analysis, this study revealed significant relationships between self-presentation and deception motives to online dating communication behaviors. Moreover, findings have shown that there is a significant difference between male and female self-presentations, deception presentation, and behaviors. The study concludes that positive self-presentation and negative deception presentations are used by Tinder users in order for them to be positively swiped and liked in Tinder.

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