Thought that guy you swiped left for bore an uncanny resemblance to your favourite Hollywood celeb?
Well, it just might have been your A-List beloved – particularly if his or her name sat next to a little blue tick.
And now the Tinder experience is about to jump from our phones to our physical lives, thanks to the genius of AI technology.
Greg Blatt, the CEO of Tinder’s parent company and one of the best online dating sites, Match, has announced exciting new features that he promises to ‘blur the lines between the physical and digital worlds for dating.’ After the success of Tinder Gold – which lets you pay to see who swiped right on you – the new features expected to hit Tinder in early 2018 include AI and geolocation functions allowing users to fully immerse themselves into the activities of the people they’ve already been matched with.
And a recent Reddit thread revealed that the phrase you should never use in your Tinder profile is: ‘I made this account as a joke’. Girls like reading and if you don’t take the time to tell us a little bit about yourself that says a lot.’ ‘It’s a great way to keep your profile fresh, and give your potential matches insight into who you are.’ ‘You need a talking point – activity photos, like skiing or surfing, are good talking points. Say something interesting about something you saw on their profile.
Adding ‘if you’re a good cuddler, I might let you join my gang’ in his bio. 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.
’ ‘Spend time chatting with your match to see if you guys are really going to be compatible – then you should have a good sense of whether you’re going to hit it off when you meet in person.’ For those who want a wingwoman, this is for you.
This option allows you to meet potential dates in a group situation as you can invite your friends too – way less awkward. Feeling like you’re not quite getting the Tinder love you used to?
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.
And if you’re all too familiar with the perils of Tinder, we’ve charted the 12 most soul-destroying things about internet dating. 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.
These latest Tinder updates come after a long line of game-changing extra functions in the last few years, including the development of Tinder online so that you can literally swipe anywhere.