Tag: Dating Apps

Tinder Developing Tinder Lite Version For Those With Slow Data

Tinder Lite, releasing soon, is a slimmed-down version of the popular dating app. Parent company Match Group wants to launch it in developing markets where things such as bandwidth, internet speed, and data usage are utmost concerns.

Apps/Software May 13, 2019

Popular Gay Dating App Halts Registration Following Reports Of Underage Users Contracting HIV

The gay dating app Blued is halting new user registration. The decision was made after a report had emerged claiming that juvenile users contracted AIDS-causing HIV after going on dates that were set up through the app.

Public Health January 7, 2019

Facebook Prepares Rollout Of Dating Feature On Main App: Here’s What It Looks Like

New details about dating features on Facebook have now been revealed. Dating will apparently be baked into the main Facebook app, and it’ll prioritize meaningful relationships rather than hookups.

Apps/Software August 5, 2018

Tinder Alternative Hinge Promises The Perfect Match Every 24 Hours With New Feature

Dating app Hinge launched its new Most Compatible feature, which will recommend the perfect match to users once every 24 hours. The feature, which uses machine learning, makes its decision based on past actions and the user's interests.

Apps/Software July 12, 2018

Tinder Loops Rolls Out Globally: How To Make A Tinder Profile GIF

Tinder Loops is now rolling out globally, allowing users in the United States and other markets to set up expressive profile GIFs. Here's how to do it.

Apps/Software July 5, 2018

Tinder Wants To Save You From Swiping Endlessly With New Tinder Picks Feature

Tinder introduced a new feature called 'Tinder Picks' that allows users to find compatible matches who fit their particular interests based on career, hobbies, activities, and more. However, the feature is only available to Gold subscribers.

Apps/Software June 24, 2018

Study Says Tinder Users Don’t Have More Casual Sex Than Nonusers

Researchers surveyed the Tinder usage of 600 students ranging from ages 19 to 29. The survey revealed that users do not acquire more casual sex partners than those who are not Tinder users but similarly engage in casual sex.

May 21, 2018

Amid #DeleteFacebook Scandal, Dating App Bumble Will Let Users Log In Without A Facebook Account

Dating app Bumble changed its login and registration system to bypass Facebook altogether. The change goes into effect on April 17 as a response to the whole #DeleteFacebook scandal.

Apps/Software April 16, 2018

Tinder Loops Allow Some Users To Add Looping Videos To Their Profiles

Tinder gave video options a try with two-second looping clips, but availability is limited for now. The feature is still in testing, available only to some users in select markets.

Apps/Software April 5, 2018

Bumble Bans Images Of Guns From Dating Profiles, But With Some Exceptions

Online dating app Bumble banned guns from its profiles. Now only those in uniform will be able to display firearms. Those just posing with guns for recreational purposes will not be able to post the images.

Life & Style March 7, 2018

So Long, Creeps: Tinder Will Soon Allow Women To Message Guys First

Tinder is borrowing one of the most important features on Bumble. Women will soon be able to prevent guys from sending them a message first, giving them more control of their experience.

Apps/Software February 15, 2018

Bumble Dating App Reveals How To Find Mr. Or Ms. Right This Valentine's Day

Bumble, a dating app on iOS and Android, has revealed how to find Mr. or Ms. Right ahead of Valentine's Day. The spokesperson shared the best time to use the dating app and how to gain attention from the right person.

Apps/Software February 12, 2018

Looking To Hookup? These Mobile Dating Apps Make It Easy To Meet Singles Nearby

Looking to meet singles for hookups, friendships, or long-term relationships? These mobile dating apps for iOS and Android make it easy to meet singles nearby.

Apps/Software February 7, 2018

OKCupid Now Forces People To Use Their Real Names

OKCupid will start making people use their real names. The dating website will start to phase out usernames by the end of the year.

Life & Style December 23, 2017

Tinder Now Has A Facebook-Like ‘Feed’ To Make Stalking Easier

Tinder’s new Feed tab puts a Facebook-like stream of updates from your matches. It’s apparently there to help you make more meaningful connections with potential partners, according to Tinder.

Apps/Software December 13, 2017

New Tinder Gold Feature Will Answer The Very Important Question 'Who Likes Me On Tinder?'

Tinder has unveiled Tinder Gold, a new members-only service that provides access to the dating app's most exclusive features. One of these features is the new Likes You, which answers the all-important question 'who likes me on Tinder?'

Apps/Software June 29, 2017

Yes, Tinder Is Now On Your Desktop Too

Tinder has now arrived onto desktops, letting users swipe left and right directly from their computers. The web app, however, fosters a different goal in mind, which is to encourage people to actually interact with each other more.

Apps/Software March 28, 2017

Tinder Users Are Finding More Matches Thanks To Spotify: Popular ‘Anthems’ Include Songs From The Weeknd And Drake

Tinder users who use the Spotify “Anthem’ feature on their profiles are making more matches, bonding over the love for artists like The Weeknd and Drake.

Apps/Software March 2, 2017

Taken Mate Is A New App For Singles That Will Do All The Social Media Stalking For You

Taken Mate is a new app that serves as a private investigator for users to make sure other are honest.

Apps/Software February 22, 2017

This Image Of Putin Embracing A Pregnant Donald Trump Is Something You Just Can’t Unsee

The new dating app Hater has made Valentine's Day memorable for New Yorkers by throwing a stunt featuring Russian leader Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump.

Business Tech February 16, 2017

OkCupid Introduces New Features, Gives Sneak Peek Of New Look

OkCupid announces new features on its dating app. The company replaces its Quickmatch feature with ‘DoubleTake,’ and adds more to its question-and-answer portion.

Apps/Software February 15, 2017

Meet ‘Sapio,’ The Dating App That Finds You A Match Based On Intelligence Level

Tired of Tinder? Try Sapio, the new dating app that can match partners based on mutual intelligence. The app features a 300-item questionnaire for a more complex and nuanced system of matching.

Apps/Software February 10, 2017

The Best Apps To Love This Valentine’s Day

From finding love to planning the perfect girls night, here re the best apps to download for this Valentine’s Day.

Apps/Software February 7, 2017

Hater App: How To Find Love Based On Things You Hate In Common

A new dating app matches users based on mutual dislikes. The app's unique premise isn’t just fun, but it may just be what daters need right now.

Apps/Software February 5, 2017

Tinder Users Predict Patriots Win Super Bowl, And Everyone Would Swipe Right For Brady

According to a Tinder ‘Super Poll,’ the New England Patriots will win Super Bowl LI, as Tom Brady is the most liked player among users.

Apps/Software February 3, 2017

Tinder Launches Swipe To Vote Poll Feature That Helps Users Get Matched With A Candidate Based On Political Views

Tinder teamed up with Rock the Vote to launch a new polling feature that helps users get matched with a candidate and see where they can vote on Nov. 8.

Apps/Software October 26, 2016

Tinder Introduces New ‘Smart Photos’ Feature For Displaying The Best Profile Pic

Tinder launched a new feature called Smart Photos that automatically displays the best profile image, which changes based on other users' preferences.

Apps/Software October 13, 2016

Stud or Dud Is The App That Lets Users Do A Background Check On Their Dates

Stud or Dud is the new app that allows users to be safe when it comes to online dating by doing some homework on their dates.

Apps/Software September 27, 2016

Tinder Stacks For iOS 10's iMessage Starts Rolling Out, And It Involves A Lot Of Swiping But No Dating

The popular dating app is bringing its infamous swiping gesture to iMessage. Called Tinder Stacks, it lets anyone create a series of photos in a stack and have friends vote on what they prefer by swiping left or right.

Apps/Software September 22, 2016

Tinder Users Can Now Share Their Favorite Music With This New Spotify Profile Feature

Tinder’s new Spotify music feature for profiles allows users to potentially be matched based on their taste in music.

Apps/Software September 20, 2016

Tinder Users May Have Lower Self-Worth Than Those Who Don’t Swipe

A new study found that Tinder users are more critical about and are less satisfied with their bodies, which can ultimately cause harm to their level of self-worth.

Healthy Living/Wellness August 5, 2016

Millennial Myth: This Is Not The Hookup Generation

According to researchers, millennials should not be known as the hookup generation since they aren’t having sex as much as many would assume.

Healthy Living/Wellness August 3, 2016

eHarmony’s CEO Steps Down Again: Here’s Who Is Taking Dr. Neil Clark Warren’s Place And How The Site Will Change

The relationship site eHarmony has a new CEO after Dr. Neil Clark Warren announced his retirement. Here’s the new direction Grant Langston will take the company in.

Business Tech July 27, 2016

Tinder Social Now Lets You Swipe Right For Friends, Not Romance

Tinder rolled out an additional app that will bring people together in groups. Tinder Social is supposed to help users find friends with common plans and interests with a simple swipe.

Apps/Software July 21, 2016

There Is Now A Dating Service Just For ‘Pokémon GO’ Players

PokéDates is the dating service launching for the web and mobile that has matchmakers setting singles up with other 'Pokémon GO' players at nearby PokéGyms or PokéStops.

Apps/Software July 20, 2016

Dating App Bumble Wants Users To Swipe Right To Network For Their Dream Job

The dating app Bumble is launching a new feature called BumbleBIZZ, which includes a separate professional profile for users where they can swipe right to connect and network for their dream job.

Apps/Software July 8, 2016

Sorry Kids, You Can't Swipe: Tinder Ups Age Restriction To 18+

Tinder is changing its policy to only allow users aged 18 years old and above to use the service. The changes will be taking effect next week and will only affect less than 3 percent of the dating app's user base globally.

Apps/Software June 9, 2016

The StayGo App Can Give You A Heads-Up If Your Relationship Is On The Rocks

The StayGo app uses a scientific algorithm to determine how compatible you are with your date.

Apps/Software May 18, 2016

Tingle Is The New Dating App That Lets Users Communicate With Matches Without Compromising Their Safety

Just launched in the U.S., the dating app Tingle lets users message and video chat with others without giving away their private phone numbers.

Life & Style May 5, 2016

This Is The Kind Of Profile Photo That Will Give You The Most Tinder Matches

Here's what the perfect profile photo looks like for getting the most matches, according to Tinder's CEO.

Apps/Software April 21, 2016

The Dating App Boompi Lets Your Girl Friends Eavesdrop On Private Conversations

Boompi lets users secretly invite their girl friends to eavesdrop on their conversations with matches and gossip behind the guy's back.

Apps/Software March 31, 2016

Tinder Swipe The Vote Wants You To Find Your Best Match, Best Presidential Match

Tinder 'Swipe the Vote' provides users a chance to know which presidential candidate represents their views. The app will ask its participants to swipe left or right, results will then be analyzed and produce a candidate.

Society March 25, 2016

Here's The Best Time Of Day To Get The Most Tinder Matches

According to data from Nielsen, the best time to get on Tinder to find a match is between 6 and 9 p.m., with 9 being the prime swiping time.

Apps/Software March 21, 2016

Bumble Now Lets You Switch To BFF Mode To Find Real Friends, Not Just Friends With Benefits

The Bumble dating app added a new feature to its social hive, now allowing users to find friends in addition to dates. Called BFF, the new mode applies the swiping and matching algorithms for friendship instead of romance.

Apps/Software March 6, 2016

The Catch Dating App Lets Women Pick Men 'Bachelorette' Style

This new dating app aimed for women lets the user pick her bachelors based on their personalities after getting to know them through questions.

Apps/Software March 4, 2016

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