February means Valentine’s Day, which means romance, which now means swiping right. We asked some of the most popular dating apps to share some Atlanta-centric trends. A few declined. (Sorry, Grindr fans.) But Tinder, OKCupid, and Bumble crunched some numbers for us.
Atlanta saw the most increase in activity per Tinder member in the U.S. (Orlando took the no. 2 spot. Sound familiar, Atlanta United fans?)
Most-used emoji in 2019
300 million facepalm emojis were used in Tinder bios in 2019
Tinder’s most right-swiped neighborhoods in Atlanta
2. Old Fourth Ward
5. West side
7. Inman Park
8. East Atlanta
Top Tinder terminology
Lit 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥
Something that is beyond amazing
Stan 😘 😍 😘 😍 😻 👅 👅
A crazed and/or obsessed fan
Tea 🍵 🍵 🍵
Juicy gossip you have to spill
More than of 50% users are Gen Z (aged between 18–25)
Ok Cupid 💘
Atlanta’s rank among cities with daters answering the most questions
People and topics mentioned most in bios
– Donald Trump
– Elizabeth Warren
– Billie Eilish
– Area 51 👽
– Greta Thurnberg
– Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
– Lil Nas X 🤠
Users in Atlanta who would like to discuss politics with their romantic partner
Which is more attractive to Atlanta women who are on OKCupid?
If a person exercises their right to vote 👈 👈 👈
If a person exercises
Atlanta women are two times more likely than men to reject matches who don’t vote.
Users who think being in love doesn’t mean you have to get married
Users in Atlanta who love coffee dates ☕ ☕
Users who don’t think traditional gender roles are important in relationships
Increase in number of Atlanta Bumble users since 2018
Bumble users in Atlanta sent 15% more messages per user compared to the rest of the U.S.
Sources: Tinder, OkCupid, and Bumble
This article appears in our February 2020 issue.