WORLD: According to a survey of 1,200 people from the US research institute Kinsey Institute, around a fifth of users are on Tinder to create an “addition” to their existing sex life, including by sexting or sending nude photos. There will be people in partnerships, right?
Johanna Degen: We know from previous studies that around 40 percent of users are in a relationship. One part only wants to look around, the other is flirting with others or to check the market value. Those who cheated before the pandemic, who were unhappy in their partnership and who outsourced the fulfillment of needs, will find ways now.
WORLD: Some singles are now contacting ex-friends or ex-lovers out of sadness. What do you think of such strategies?