Too random to matter : Sahil Shah, 27, a user of Tinder, Ok Cupid and other such apps, confesses, "I don't think companionship can be achieved through a series of swipes.Using algorithms to find `the one' is an extremely reductive process.The delete option is usually hidden in an innocuous corner and sometimes you can only delete your account from your desktop.Raashi Kapoor, 24, says, "I thought I took my profile off all the apps.Recently, though, online dating has made the wrong kind of headline.On July 20, Ashley Madison, a dating site for like-minded adulterers, was hacked.Also, wasn't romance all about deciphering the quiet mysteries of a possible lover?
Other platforms like Tinder claim its user base is growing by one per cent per day and though they don't encourage extra-marital affairs, users of these apps have legitimate cause to worry.Some conversations later, I found out she was using her daughter's profile to attract younger men." Impostors know how to break the system, and you need to constantly guard yourself from those who are socially -and sometimes more dangerously -`fake'.Someone's side order : Puneet Joshi, 28, narrates a similar experience. She gave me the impression she was single, but then revealed she was married with a child.She started sending me lewd messages in the middle of the day when I was at work. I had to block her." The worst and most naive assumption that one can make is that a user on Tinder or Hinge is single. With hardly any verification, it becomes simpler for those in committed relationships to go on the prowl for a little fun on the side. ', and before I know it, he is asking for `pictures that show cleavage' or sending me inappropriate texts or inviting me over.Let's talk about sex : A majority of women who have used dating apps tell you a common story. Very rarely do boys want to hang out or get to know me.