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Another source of culture shock for expats is unrealistic expectations.Shim Bo-kyung (pseudonym), a 24-year-old student from South Korea, said he often gets the impression that his Chinese dates like to imagine him as being just as rich and handsome as the characters from South Korean TV series."With dating apps, people check out one another's pictures very quickly, and if they think you're attractive, that's it," Jeff said."Most don't even look at the information you've written down."Gonzales said that, according to his observations, most guys who use dating apps are more interested in casual relationships, because so many apps are geared at hooking up.She said the best experiences are when you hit it off with someone, and end up talking endlessly.
"I've been surprised to see how eager most people are to interact with foreigners; it's just that they usually have few chances to do so," Erika said.Sun Yang, a public relations director from Momo, told Metropolitan that they have seen more expats using their dating app over the past few years, though they didn't have any statistics detailing their number of foreign users.Another dating app, Tantan, didn't reply to Metropolitan's calls as of press date, but according to Metropolitan's count, it contains around one expat user for every 10 Chinese users in expat-heavy neighborhoods like Guomao and Sanlitun.Swiping left means you do not like the person, right means you do. She's got a nice smile," he said to himself, and swiped right. According to Jeff's profile on Tantan, 5,166 girls have liked him over the past year, which translates to 5,166 chances to meet new girls online.It was a match, which meant the girl also liked him. In that time, he's achieved 1,196 matches, which meant that he and 1,196 girls liked each other.