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But what about dating apps? As early asHarvard undergraduates were using nascent punch card technology to match date-seeking students with each other. Bywhen Gary Kremen founded Match. And after the release of the first iPhone inthe smartphone revolution led to an explosion in mobile dating apps, which capitalized on new mobile GPS technology to streamline the process even further. Forget waiting around for someone to notice your profile — with apps like Grindr or Tinder, you could find a connection close to you, almost instantly.

All of them — from Tinder to Hinge, OkCupid to Bumble — are fighting for any advantage that allows them to recruit more users. What do Millennials want from a dating app? In attempt to answer these questions, we surveyed almost 4, current college students around the country. Which dating apps did they prefer?

Were they looking for love or something different? What have their experiences been like? Their answers are illuminating, to say the least. As far as dating apps go, concerns might have been overstated: Not all the results were so surprising.

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