Have you found love in Sweden through internet dating?
Human nature by default has been programmed to be socially active to a certain extent.
They can only strike up a conversation with you if you’ve both swiped right – so you won’t get unwanted messages from strangers.
And, in this age of digitisation, people have found ways to be socially active on the internet, which is possible with the advent of the numerous social networking platforms and apps.Now, even relationships begin, grow and end on social media.As per the statistics revealed on Statista, approximately 2 billion users used social networking sites and apps in 2015.And, with the increased use of mobile devices, this number is likely to cross the 2.6 billion mark by 2018.Online dating – or “nätdejting” in Swedish – is booming in a country with a reputation for both shyness and tech-savvy innovations.
We’ve listed ten of the most popular sites and apps and looked at what sets each of them apart - just in time to get you a date for Valentine's Day. Tinder This global mobile app became all the rage among 20-somethings in Sweden in 2014, as well as travellers looking for some holiday fun.It uses a maths-based matching system to pair you with compatible dates based on your responses to questions.As long as you know exactly what you're looking for – and you’re honest about it – then you’re likely to find a good match.Unlike some of the bigger international dating sites you'll need Swedish to use this one.may not be as "cool" as Happy Pancake or Tinder but it’s one of the oldest and most well-established dating sites in Sweden (it arrived in the Nordic countries in 2002.) There are plenty of foreigners here alongside Swedes and it's one of the biggest ponds in the Swedish net-dating landscape – though you do need to be aware of fake fish, as scam accounts are common. You can try out a free version but in order to use the best functions you’ll need to fork out some cash.Although long-term relationships have been known to blossom through Tinder, it’s primarily used as a hunting ground for casual hook-ups.