Wildly popular dating app Tinder has been able to break into the Korean market. It took a while because Tinder was not a huge hit when they first entered the Korean market back in 2015. The Korean online dating service industry is valued at over $75 million. It is estimated that 2/3 of Korean men aged 21-39 use or have used dating apps in Korea. This number has increased 26% since the start of COVID 19. However, most Koreans prefer to use dating apps in Korea created by Korean companies rather than Tinder. This is because many Koreans have a distrust of foreign apps and feel Korean apps provide more security. Still, the online dating scene in Korea continues to grow year after year. Now online dating and dating apps in Korea are some of the most popular ways to meet new partners in South Korea.