Tinder is the hook-up generation's GPS for banging. It's quick, convenient, and provides access to seeing a new person naked IRL. Is it mainly to get laid? For myself and most people I know, that answer is a loud and inarguable "Obviously.
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What Is Tinder? And Is It Just A Hookup App? (Updated )
Verified by Psychology Today. Close Encounters. Since its launch in , the dating app, Tinder, has received quite a bit of publicity. For the uninitiated, Tinder is a mobile dating app that allows users to locate other singles in their geographic area. Users fill out a brief bio and upload photos. They can then start viewing photos of other users who match their age, gender , and location criteria. They are then notified of any matches, where both people swiped right on each other's profiles.
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When Tinder became available to all smartphone users in , it ushered in a new era in the history of romance. It aimed to give readers the backstory on marrying couples and, in the meantime, to explore how romance was changing with the times. But in , seven of the 53 couples profiled in the Vows column met on dating apps. The year before, 71 couples whose weddings were announced by the Times met on dating apps. Dating apps originated in the gay community; Grindr and Scruff, which helped single men link up by searching for other active users within a specific geographic radius, launched in and , respectively.
What is Tinder? Wondering how much it costs to be on Tinder? The basic app is free, with the option to upgrade to Tinder Plus or Tinder Gold.