How to find your perfect match on a dating app, according to Tinder expert

While we’re in the midst of cuffing season, many have made it their New Year’s resolution to find love in 2019. There's data to prove this. According to Tinder, the dating app sees as much as a 26 percent increase in global matches on the first Sunday of each new year. Hence, the dating app has identified today as the day when most new matches will actually meet up for the first time (aka First Date Friday).

But with hundreds or even thousands of people to swipe left and right on, how does one actually find a compatible match to go on a first date with? We interviewed Dr. Darcy Sterling, Tinder’s Dating and Relationships Trend Expert to find out. Check out her tips in the gallery below!