RECODE - Mar 27 - A new report from Tinder shows just how reliant people have become on online dating since the start of the pandemic. Conversations on average were 32% longer, there were 20% more messages per day in February of this year than there had been in February of last year. The number of swipes on Tinder broke 3B in a single day for the first time in March of 2020. People updated their bios ~50% more than they did before the pandemic. More serious concerns about politics and society cropped up in people's bios in the past year as well. About half of people on Tinder had a video chat during the pandemic.