Apparently, technology is not providing a significant advantage over the singles bars. (Do people still say “singles bars”?)

“We suggest that Tinder use for the majority of users is not very effective for acquiring new sexual partners. Apparently, most people would need a lot of matches in order to attain one meeting, and several meetings to accomplish one new sexual partner,” Grøntvedt told PsyPost.

Using data from their new study, the researchers calculated that it took about 57 matches on average for a user to have one meeting with a potential partner.