But what is going to make a potential hook-up banish you into the abyss of the left swipe?

In summer, a survey by u Switch showed that nearly one in five of us used the dating app during a festival, which is a staggering 2.5 million millennials swiping their way through the crowds. Tinder has seen many changes over the last few years, from adding extra functions to developing Tinder online so that you can literally swipe anywhere.

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Of course, once you’ve met your match there isn’t a 100% guarantee that you will get on like a house on fire. You’ll mutually agree you’d be ‘better off as a friends’ after one drink and call it a night. In September 2016, Tinder revealed the most right swiped jobs on the app i.e.

the professions which gained the most interest from prospective dates. Well according the research, teaching is the most right swiped for females and lawyers were top for males.

So if you need a break from spreadsheets and fancy a scroll, it’s totally possible without being glued to your phone. We know what you’re thinking: how on earth are we meant to create the perfect Tinder profile (right-swipeable obvs) to lure in our soul mate? So spend less time ordering your pics, and more time swiping for Mr or Mrs Right.

A new algorithm alternates the photo first seen by others when you show up on Tinder and notes each response to put your best foot – or picture – forward to new people. Just remember according to a new study by the University of Iowa, the secret to success on dating apps comes down to making sure that your profile pictures aren’t all too pristine.

‘A lot of people think their serious, hot photo is going to get them a lot of swipes, but we’ve found that when you’re authentically smiling it actually increases your chances of getting a swipe right by 14%.’ ‘I like seeing who someone’s friends are because I think that says a lot about a person, but one group photo is enough – don’t make it your first photo, and certainly not all of them.’ get swiped right if you don’t have your bio filled out. ’ ‘It’s best to send messages instead of leaving that match idle.

Girls like reading and if you don’t take the time to tell us a little bit about yourself that says a lot.’ ‘It’s a great way to keep your profile fresh, and give your potential matches insight into who you are.’ ‘You need a talking point – activity photos, like skiing or surfing, are good talking points. Say something interesting about something you saw on their profile.

If you become insatiable and want more, or if you don’t have Tinder Plus, simply buy a Boost any time you like.

Tinder Boost has launched worldwide and the premise is: be seen by more people, get more matches. It even seems that some of our favourite celebs are happily swiping away.

I have a huge owl in one of my photos and it’s 90 per cent of the time the thing they comment on!

’ ‘Spend time chatting with your match to see if you guys are really going to be compatible – then you should have a good sense of whether you’re going to hit it off when you meet in person.’ For those who want a wingwoman, this is for you.

, Tinder is the harbinger of today's hookup-fueled "dating apocalypse." But the truth of the matter is, hooking up isn't anything new (and may in fact be hardwired into our genetics).