While these pieces of technology have changed the way we communicate and travel and even manage our finances, their impact on our love lives has been somewhat minimal. Tinder is not the first dating app or services as there have been predecessors such as Match. The sheer casualness of it is mind boggling. The dating site would then use its proprietary algorithms to analyze who in its database is close enough to what you want. This would then be followed by a never ending string of push emails asking you to either upgrade to premium to view more options or sending you photos of people you were not likely to date.
Locally, dating sites were for the select few. Used by expats and tourists trying to score local flames or the vice versa. Tinder brings down the entire process to one thing: Do i want you? I set out to meet new people using the service. I am not doing badly in terms of my love life. I am a lover of Technology and much of it revolves testing products like Tinder: So I downloaded the application from the Google Playstore, completed the installation and was ready to go.
Tinder uses your existing social networking data from Facebook to locate people in the immediate vicinity, tell you a bit about them, whether you have any friends in common and most importantly show you a picture. So after signing up with my Facebook account, I had characters to talk about myself, a difficult thing really. Tinder searches for people within your location using the application and broadcasts the photos on your screen.
I liked a few, passed the rest. Things is, for you to communicate or chat with the other user, they have to like you too. I was a little worried by the amount of matches and replies I was getting which was low than should be on normal dating sites. Anyway, i got a few likes here and there and the meeting new people begun. My first Tinder Match! The conversation ranged from what I sought from the app to which I gave hackneyed answers.
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