Two of my son’s close friends met their girlfriends on Tinder. I think they are both together since summer.
I think they did expand their search radius. One girl lives about 40 min away and another about 50 minutes away. I also think that once they matched (if that’s how it works), they spent plenty of time chatting on Snapchat, getting to know each other before meeting in person.
Maybe OP’s son shouldn’t jump right into a date?