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Men and Women prefer good Sense of Humour in partner, reveals Survey by dating app Tinder

The top non-negotiable desired qualities among men are good looks (30.6 per cent), sense of humour (25.2 per cent), shared values and interests (24.1 per cent)

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New Delhi, Feb 12, 2017: ) A good sense of humor is one of the top desired qualities when both men and women look out for a dating partner, reveals a new survey by dating app Tinder.

An in-app survey, which saw more than 15,000 respondents participating, found similarities in likes and dislikes of both men and women users on the app. The survey sought to discover preferred traits and behaviours that users ‘Swipe Right’ for when using the app.

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A very similar percentage of men and women value humour.
Among the women, 24.5 per cent of the respondents said sense of humour is the first quality. Then, 24 per cent of them voted for having shared values and interests, and a man’s intelligence or how well read he is counted as a priority for 22.9 percent of the respondents.

The top non-negotiable desired qualities among men are good looks (30.6 per cent), sense of humour (25.2 per cent), shared values and interests (24.1 per cent). The only significant difference was that women preferred intellect over appearance as compared to men.

Commenting on the survey, Taru, Head of Tinder in India, said in a statement: “We’re often asked about how men and women differ in their behaviour and preferences in online dating, but we’ve found that men and women value the same characteristics in a partner, largely.

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“Both men and women are seeking partners who are worldly and open-minded. This is a heartening revelation for our users who are seeking to forge meaningful connections as you know that there are others who share your values and interests.” Tinder set up its office in India in January 2016, and records average daily swipes of 14 million swipes per day.

Tinder set up its office in India in January 2016, and records average daily swipes of 14 million swipes per day. Tinder also found that activity on the app leading up to and during Valentine’s Day in 2016 increased by nearly 20 per cent. (IANS)

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Now Connect with Your ‘Secret Crush’ on Facebook Dating

It’s opt-in, so you will only see other people that are open to meeting new friends and vice versa

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This photo shows a Facebook app icon on a smartphone in New York. VOA

Facebook Dating app would now help users explore potential romantic relationships within their own extended circle of friends.

The new feature is called “Secret Crush” where the users can select up to nine Facebook friends who they want to express interest in.

“If your crush has opted into Facebook Dating, they will get a notification saying that someone has a crush on them. If your crush adds you to their Secret Crush list, it’s a match!” the social media giant announced during its annual ‘F8’ conference in San Jose, California on Tuesday.

“If your crush isn’t on Dating, doesn’t create a Secret Crush list, or doesn’t put you on their list, no one will know that you’ve entered a friend’s name,” the company added.

On Facebook Dating, you can opt in to discover potential matches within your own Facebook communities: events, groups, friends of friends and more.

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FILE – A man poses for a photo in front of a computer showing Facebook ad preferences in San Francisco, California, March 26, 2018. VOA

Currently available in Colombia, Thailand, Canada, Argentina and Mexico, Facebook Dating has been expanded to expanding to 14 new countries: Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Laos, Brazil, Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay, Guyana, and Suriname.

“We’ve created Meet New Friends to help people start friendships with new people from their shared communities like a school, workplace or city,” said Facebook.

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It’s opt-in, so you will only see other people that are open to meeting new friends and vice versa.

“We will also be integrating Facebook Groups, making it possible to meet new friends from your most meaningful communities on Facebook,” said the company. (IANS)