Ok, most people are abuzz about any of it, and I also know IвЂ™m late into the celebration. But the other day, I thought to my efficiency, вЂњHey, workflow, letвЂ™s simply take an urgent 2 hour break and look this sucker out.вЂќ
For anybody whom does not yet know very well what IвЂ™m speaking about, вЂthis suckerвЂ™ is Tinder: a вЂdatingвЂ™ app thatвЂ™s like if hotornot.com (remember that?!) had a lovechild with match.com. And Candy Crush might be the father also.
Basically it is a location-based software that pulls info from your own Facebook to generate your profile, and then brings up вЂmatchesвЂ™ that meet your age/sex/location criteria. All that you see of those matches that are potential a few pictures, any shared buddies or passions (based on your FB profile) and something tagline. Then you вЂswipe rightвЂ™ if you locate them attractive, and left in the event that you donвЂ™t (bonus: whenever you swipe kept you can get a satisfying stamp across their photo that says вЂNOPE.вЂ™) ItвЂ™s slightly vain and superficial however itвЂ™s also addicting. After that, they find you attractive: you match if you also fall into their criteria (age, sex, distance) and. You’ll be able to chat, swap numbers, get together, get Catfished, etc.
Obviously, I experienced large amount of concerns: exactly what are individuals doing on here? Is anybody normal? Will it be simply a hookup application? Has anybody really wound up with some body in this way? Will it be too shallow? Dangerous? AM I GOING TO END UP BEING THE VERY FIRST TINDER WEDDING?
The chance aspect really got me personally. The truth that I was one mis-swipe away from ending up in some guy named XenonвЂ™s trunk never to be seen again all because he had a cheeky tagline and a photo of a puppy in his profile pic that you can tell when someone is вЂњless than a mile awayвЂќ made me believe. Continue reading “Just What Tinder Taught Me About Dating and Humanity, Okay Just Dating”