It is quite often seen that online social media has a huge impact on body shaming. From data analytics,. It has been found that online dating app users are complexed about weight . They are following unhealthy ways to manage their weight. Though this data is partial supportive , still further research needs to be done to prove the whole subject of matter.
US research survey predicts that upto 1700 adults are victimised over the eating disorder illness. Anorexia and bulimia nervosa ill habits are followed by them. And the most ratio following these traditions are women.
Dating has came into limelight when the adults have enrolled themselves into online dating web to easily find their dating partners for romancing and hook ups. The initial step of finding matches if the user’s profile which obviously highlights a person’s physical attributes like body type, skin , color , hair,etc. This makes users a lot more conscious about what they have to upload which can be accepted by the society.
A study regarding the eating habits were evaluated of a online dating app user . It was found out the the users were indulged in six unhealthy weight restricting and dieting behaviours in comparisons to those who didn’t used such dating sites. People used vomiting technique, laxatives, fasting, diet pills , muscle building and fat burning supplements and using anabolic medications. This has been a most sensitive concern regarding societal acceptance of body image through the dating sites.