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Tinder will soon let you run a background check on your matches

March 16th, 2021

In an attempt to make online dating safer, Tinder will soon allow users to run background checks from the app on any potential dates that they match with. Match Group (which runs Tinder,, and Plenty of Fish) announced this Monday that it made an investment in Garbo, which describes itself as “a new kind …

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Hookup apps blamed for STD spike

October 14th, 2019

A few days ago the CDC issued an alarming new bulletin revealing that STD rates are skyrocketing across the United States. Cases of gonorrhea and syphilis have reached levels not seen for decades, and chlamydia is currently at an all-time high. It’s bad news, and it’s understandable that health officials want to get to the …

Online Dating Profile Tips And Tricks

Experts explain how to make more people click your online dating profiles

February 29th, 2016

Have you been disappointed by both the quality and quantity of responses you’ve gotten from other people when using Tinder, OKCupid or some other popular dating service? Then you might want to check out some of the tips and tricks outlined in this Quora thread that may help you get a boost in interest from …

Tinder Secret Desirability Dating Score

Tinder has a secret ‘desirability’ score for every user

January 11th, 2016

If you use hugely popular data app Tinder, you should know that it’s assigned you a secret “desirability” score that ranks you based on several different factors. Fast Company’s Austin Carr recently got a look at his own desirability score and was dismayed to learn that he’s merely on the “upper end of average.” He also …

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Man dressed as a Tinder profile is 2015’s best Halloween costume

November 2nd, 2015

What is 2015’s best Halloween costume? For me that’s easy: It’s one very clever guy who dressed as a giant Tinder profile. He created this costume by stacking several profile photos on top of one another that can be dismissed by swiping them left. The final profile is a picture of the costume wearer himself, …