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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

Instagram's Accidental Tinder-like Horizontal Feed Earns Criticisms

Instagram for a short time changed the way users see new posts from scrolling downward to swiping sideways. Many were unwelcoming of the change and took to social media to ask officials to bring back the old design.

Apps/Software December 27, 2018

Tinder Goes To School: New Tinder U Feature Matches Only College Students

Tinder announced on Tuesday that they will be releasing a new service called 'Tinder U.' Tinder U is a version of Tinder that can only be accessed by college students.

Internet August 21, 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

Tinder Introduces Places Feature, Shares Users’ Exact Location With Potential Partners

Tinder released a new feature called 'Places' to enhance users’ experience on the dating app. Only three international cities have access to this new feature that would match users through their favorite locations.

Apps/Software May 26, 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

Facebook Fires Employee Who Used Company Data To Stalk Women

Facebook terminated an employee after he was accused of using company data to stalk women on Tinder. A security analyst was able to help the social network company track down the former engineer.

Internet May 2, 2018

Facebook Dating App Unveiled: Zuckerberg Throws Shade At Tinder

A Facebook dating app is coming soon, which will match users with potential love interests according to their dating profiles. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the service and took the opportunity to throw shade at other dating apps such as Tinder.

Apps/Software May 2, 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

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

US Appeals Court Declares Pricing Model For Tinder Plus Service Discriminatory

A California appeals court found that Tinder’s pricing model for its Tinder Plus service is discriminatory. Tinder was charging users over the age of 30 more for Tinder Plus.

Apps/Software January 31, 2018

Hackers Can Use Wi-Fi To See Your Tinder Photos And Likes

Hackers on the same Wi-Fi network as Tinder users can now gain access to their photos. This is because Tinder doesn't use HTTPS encryption for information such as images.

Apps/Software January 26, 2018

Swipe Left or Right? Tinder-Like Ripple App Is Here For Professional Networking

Meet Ripple, a new professional networking app launched by former Tinder executive Ryan Ogle. Just like Tinder, Ripple app lets users swipe right to connect with someone, or swipe left to pass.

Apps/Software January 15, 2018

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

After Copying Snapchat, Facebook Is Now Copying Tinder, Too

Facebook wants its app to have a new feature where people can set up meetings and hangouts easily. Currently in testing, the new feature is similar to Tinder, and users can even reject a person without them knowing.

Internet September 8, 2017

Tinder Gold Explained: Why This Feature Just Made Tinder The Top-Grossing App In The App Store

Love is expensive. Tinder Gold, the dating app’s paid subscription tier that enables users to see who likes them, just propelled Tinder as the top-grossing app in the App Store.

Apps/Software September 2, 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

Last Male Northern White Rhino Tries Luck On Tinder

Sudan, the last remaining male white rhino on Earth, now has a Tinder account. Viewers can check out Sudan’s Tinder profile and help support the cause of the northern white rhinos, who are now facing extinction.

Animals April 25, 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 Comes Up With A New Version: But It’s Only For The Hot, Rich, And Famous People

Popular dating app Tinder has been running an invite-only tier known as Tinder Select. However, it is yet to be disclosed what makes someone qualify to be part of this new exclusive club.

Apps/Software March 8, 2017

Tinder Launches Fund Her Cause Campaign To Empower Through Donations On International Women’s Day

Tinder is donating up to $250,000 to women’s causes through a new campaign to celebrate International Women’s Day.

Apps/Software March 8, 2017

Find Out Why Americans Are Having Less Sex Than Before

People in the United States have been engaging in less sex than a quarter century ago, according to a new study. What could be possible factors affecting the frequency of sex among Americans?

Healthy Living/Wellness March 8, 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

Tinder Stories? Tinder Buys Wheel Video App To Possibly Add Snapchat-Like Feature

Tinder acquired the startup Wheel, a video sharing app, to release a new video feature in the near future.

Apps/Software 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

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 For Apes: Dutch Zoo Lets Orangutan Choose Mate On A Tablet

A Dutch zoo is launching Tinder for orangutans in a bid to find a prospective male partner for 11-year-old female Samboja. It will show her pictures of prospective partners from an international great ape breeding program.

Animals February 1, 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

Tinder CEO Outlines What You Need To Make The Best Dating Profile

Tinder's chief executive offered some research-backed advice on how to create a Tinder profile that effectively garners successful matches. Some of the tricks Rad offered were wearing brightly colored clothes and not smiling in a photo.

Apps/Software October 9, 2016

Tinder Boost: Here's How To Get More Profile Views On Tinder (For A Price, Of Course)

Tinder Boost will allow users to put their profile as one of the top profiles in their respective region. Tinder is testing the feature in Australia and it may soon be launched in other regions.

Apps/Software September 28, 2016

Order A Daddy: Tinder-Style App Allows Women To Pick Sperm Donor

The new smartphone app 'order a daddy' allows women to browse for and choose sperm donors who could become father of their child. Women can also use the app to pay for sperm samples.

Biotech September 26, 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

Love In The Time Of Tinder: Dating App Tinder Crashes, Users Lose Matches

Dating app Tinder crashed on Sept. 1. The company is looking at a fix and users are disappointed as they are unable to contact their matches.

Apps/Software September 2, 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

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

World Emoji Day: These Are The Top Emojis Used On Tinder

Using emojis on your dating profile and in conversation can help a match learn a lot about you. Here are the most popular emojis used on Tinder profiles in 2016.

Apps/Software July 17, 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

Tinder Social Lets You Set Up Group Dates, Reveals Who Uses The Dating App Among Your Friends

Tinder introduced a new group dating feature called Tinder Social. Launched exclusively in Australia, Tinder Social allows users to organize group dates with different social circles.

Apps/Software April 27, 2016

Rob Gronkowski's Tips For Being A Tinder Stud Are Pretty Funny

The New England Patriots tight end gives all the struggling fellas out there two pieces of helpful advice.

Life & Style April 26, 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

Flirting With Danger: Teens As Young As 13 Using Dating App Tinder

More teens, as young as 13, are using the Tinder dating app compared to adults aged 35 and older, one survey shows. This finding has raised concerns about teenagers' exposure to online sexual predators.

Apps/Software April 12, 2016

How To Turn Tinder Plus Into A Tool To Learn New Language

Tinder is not just a tool for hookups, as Tinder Plus can also help in learning a new language. Here are the steps that can be followed to transform the dating app into a learning tool.

Apps/Software April 12, 2016

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