Tinder: An Overview

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Tinder Is a location-based dating app that took the web by storm when it launched in 2012. The app was among the first to use a “swiping” feature whereby users swipe left or right on their devices to signify their interest in another user. Only when two people swipe right on one another are they matched together and able to chat. Within 2 years of its launch, Tinder was recording nearly 1 billion swipes per day.

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Mobile Online Dating: The New Players

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In my last article, I discussed some of the original online dating services and how they are working as online dating moves to mobile. Today, I wanted to talk about some of the newer services that have had a focus on mobility since their creation.

Coffee Meets Bagel

This app is a new concept designed by three sisters living in the Big Apple and wanting to actually connect with other people, not just race past them. However, privacy and genuine interactions were ...

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Mobile Dating Apps Bring Culture Change to Online Dating

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It seems like there are dozens of new mobile apps popping up daily, but never did I expect to find so many focused on helping people to meet in person. Seems a little ironic, doesn’t it? Staring down at our cell phones and swiping and clicking in order to get connected with someone local in our area who we could potentially have met just by heading down to the local watering hole. I’m in my dating prime in the midst ...

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Mobile Dating Apps: The Next Generation of Online Dating

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If online dating already felt like a step out-of-the-norm, take a look at all the online apps being developed for smart mobile devices. Now you don’t even have to wait to curl up by the computer (a la “You’ve Got Mail”) because you can get a notification right to your fingertips.

As of yet, I haven’t touched Tinder (details and background info coming up later on each site!) For me, I could never quite nail down the type of user ...

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