The byproduct of societies demand of high speed life. Between work school and friends, our life now is set in high speed. And as society dictates it, random talks between strangers is seen as highly strange.
So Tinder is born, to fill the requirement of recreational or meaningful relationships.
Not everyone uses Tinder, but the people that do, uses it with superficial reasons. It uses the limited attention span of a persons combined with sheer volume to achieve a result that resembles a very shallow interaction.
swipe right if you like, left if you don’t like
simple as that.
it is designed for meeting people so it has that down, but the reasons for the meeting can take multiple forms. It is really superficial and doesn’t have (much) depth, the initial actions anyway.
The something meaningful or shallow can come next.