Do people go on dating apps to make friends?
Nearly 27% said they used dating apps to make friends because they were lonely in lockdown. More women than men—39% vs. 29%—said they used dating apps to make platonic friends.
What does friends mean on dating sites?
friends with benefits A friends with benefits relationship can be tricky to define. Usually, friends with benefits (a.k.a. FWB) means that people who know each other engage in intimate/sexual activity without really dating each other. Its different from hooking up, which tends to be a one-time thing with someone new.