But why would this make people think twice about swiping right? If you’re happily coupled up, you’ve probably helped your single girlfriends swipe through the reams of desirable – and not so desirable – potential dates.Dating expert Dr Jessica Carbino, who studied the findings for Tinder, explained that it’s all to do with being able to see the eyes of a potential partner – something which is crucial to finding someone attractive or not. Either way, you Research shows that there are 50 million active users on Tinder who check their accounts 11 times per day and spend an average of 90 minutes per day on the app. When it first came onto the scene, it was used more as a hook-up/no strings sex app because it finds you potential matches based on their proximity to you. It finds your location using GPS, then uses your Facebook information to create your profile but don’t worry – nothing about Tinder will ever be posted to Facebook.It showed that you’re better off presenting your actual self rather than your idealised self if you want to attract a date.Doing otherwise, the study explains, ‘might be coded as bragging, which is associated with negative social consequences and reduced liking.’ The study also found that ‘warrantability’ is important. So the key to getting people to swipe right – be yourself.Tinder then finds you potential matches near your location (you can narrow it down by age and distance, too) and if they take your fancy, you swipe right to ‘like’ them. If they’ve also ‘liked’ you – then bingo, it’s a match and you can start messaging. You need a Facebook profile to be able to use the app. Thanks to an update, we have Tinder Online which you can now use on any device – including your laptop or, dare we say it, work computer.So if you need a break from spreadsheets and fancy a scroll, it’s totally possible without being glued to your phone. We know what you’re thinking: how on earth are we meant to create the perfect Tinder profile (right-swipeable obvs) to lure in our soul mate? So spend less time ordering your pics, and more time swiping for Mr or Mrs Right.
This option allows you to meet potential dates in a group situation as you can invite your friends too – way less awkward.
Another exciting new feature means Tinder will show you matches it thinks you will swipe right on, based on past swipes. In addition to common friends, Tinder now shows you when you and your match are in the same social circle, too. If you’re serious about finding someone, you’ll need to stay focussed. The ‘verification’ service is actually a porn website and will charge you £90 after you enter your credit card details for ‘age verification.’ Which definitely wasn’t what you wanted. He then said he had to go home to be there for his Ocado delivery.
Of course, once you’ve met your match there isn’t a 100% guarantee that you will get on like a house on fire. You’ll mutually agree you’d be ‘better off as a friends’ after one drink and call it a night. In September 2016, Tinder revealed the most right swiped jobs on the app i.e.
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