If we think, dating used to be a lot different decades ago. Even just going back some odd ten years ago, dating was still at a nascent age where letters still played a major role. As the years evolved, so did people and their knowledge. Dating or love has never been more complicated with technology providing us the platform to practically do anything what we want. While many people may argue that technology has ruined the innocence of love, there are some which have been favored by technology with their luck in love. One of the culprits here is Tinder, which is the most famous dating app globally. Tinder has now come up with a new feature, which promises to find you the right match , or let s face it, increase your measly chances to get laid.
While at the beginning of the Rio Olympics 2016, Tinder had revealed that in the first weekend of the international games, profile matches in the Olympic Village more than doubled. Now with the conclusion of Olympics, the online dating app has shared some interesting statistics such as which sports were the most desirable and right-swiped from the Olympics 2016.
While Rio Olympics 2016 is on in full swing with players and athletes giving their best for their country, peeps at Rio de Janeiro are looking for a match of a totally different kind. Recently recovered statistics from the popular online dating app Tinder, suggest that in the first weekend of the international games, profile matches in the Olympic Village have shot up dramatically.
A new study suggests that users of the popular dating app Tinder feel more negative about themselves than non-users. According to research, all users appear to have more negative perception of body image, resulting in less self-esteem than those who do not use the app and male users especially appear to have lower levels of self-esteem than females. "Tinder users reported having lower levels of satisfaction with their faces and bodies and having lower levels of self-worth than the men and women who did not use Tinder," said Jessica Str bel from University of North Texas.
Tinder is now looking to move beyond dating and become more of a social platform. It has launched a new feature called Tinder Social, which allows users to have group chats and join in other groups for hanging out. Tinder Social is integrated in Tinder itself and it allows groups with one to three members to chat with each other and plan out activities. This feature was first tested in Australia and its success led to the official roll out in India, US, UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada.
Tinder just dropped a bomb on teenagers by raising the age bar to 18. Up until now, teenagers from the age of 13 were allowed to use Tinder and could connect only with their peers from the age of 13 to 17, as a safety precaution. Tinder also has a strict policy of easily reporting and blocking any inappropriate and offensive behavior. But Tinder must have finally realized after four years the ease of creating fake profiles and the trouble it brings forward.
Even as the Internet is bringing people across the world closer, it is far from being safe with a range of concerns such as online bullying and data theft among others are yet to be addressed. Risks from the Internet have significantly grown as the new wave of social apps such as Tinder and Grindr are becoming a rage among youngsters for dating and making friends online. Now, a new incident reveals why you should not easily trust people you meet through the Internet. A 20-year-old sorority student in the US was allegedly kidnapped and beaten up by a man she had met via Tinder.
World over Tinder is known for being the app for casual dating or just "hooking up". You go to a new city, you use Tinder to meet new people. However, in India, Tinder wants to shed its existing image in order to appeal to parents who find the app installed on their kids' phones. After all, we are probably one of the few countries where children tend to stay with their parents even after completing their education and parents usually want to know what their kids are up to. After setting up an office in India, Tinder has now come up with an advertisement to position itself as a dating app that even parents won't mind their kids using.
A bugged Tinder app led to huge chaos among the wannabe Casanovas leading to artificial feverishness on the social media. An error in the app's software caused users to have all their precious matches deleted, leaving them stranded in a lonely cyber wilderness with no one to flirt with, reports news.com.au. The users instantly took
Zomato has tied up with Tinder to help couples find the best restaurants on Valentine s Day. Zomato has created a special Tinderlicious Collection' on its app and website that features coolest and fun places in your city, with ideal settings to get to know a match better.
Tinder has officially launched verified profiles for celebrities and other notable figures. According to the Techcrunch.com, the users will see a little blue check mark by the name of these users that verifies that they are exactly who they say they are.
Tinder might soon be adding a new dimension to the whole dating scene. At the moment users can only share photos and other such information on the online dating platform, but soon the company could be adding videos.
Tinder has rolled out new update to its app where users can now swipe through the recent Instagram photos of their potential matches.
Tinder, Facebook and Instagram apps are all reportedly down. Many users are reporting that they cannot access them at all. Facebook is not available on the web or on the mobile interface. The Lizard Squad has taken blame for all three outages. They tweeted from the Lizard Mafia handle:
After a brief outage, Facebook and Instagram are both up and running. While Facebook has yet to acknowledge the outage, Instagram put up a tweet saying, "We're aware of an outage affecting Instagram and are working on a fix. Thank you for your patience."
Tinder dating app is being used more and more by middle-aged mums and dads and the number of 35 to 44-year-olds on the app has doubled since April.